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Marilyn Reitkopp Sanow
Brighton: On Wednesday, December 14, 2022 Marilyn R. Sanow of Brighton, passed away at age 91.
Marilyn, a lifelong Rochesterian, was born on June 29, 1931 to Earl and Dorothy (Miller) Reitkopp. Marilyn graduated from Franklin High School and the Millard Fillmore School of Nursing, Buffalo, NY. She also earned a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Rochester.
Marilyn’s nursing career was long and varied: hospital nurse, camp nurse, school nurse, and in health insurance administration. Marilyn met Robert Sanow when they both worked at Camp Seneca Lake; they married in 1954. Always sharp, Marilyn rarely missed an episode of Jeopardy.
Marilyn leaves two children, David and Susan (Noel) Sanow Kaplan, a granddaughter, Alexandra Kaplan, a Brother and Sister-in-law Howard and Ellen Reitkopp, Sister-in-law Nancy Reitkopp, Sister Joyce Spingarn and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Sunday, December 18th at 1PM at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Temple Beth El Plot, Range 10. A recording of the service can be viewed below.
The family will sit shiva on Sunday 3-5 and Monday 2-5 at 108 Lac Kine Drive in Brighton.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Camp Good Days and Special Times1332 Pittsford-Mendon Rd, P.O. Box 665, Mendon, NY 14506 Donate Online, or the Brighton Food Pantry Donate Online in her memory.