Mrs. Margaret "Marnie" Duff

Marnie Duff
January 12, 1938 ~ August 1, 2017
Obituary for Mrs. Margaret "Marnie" Duff

Margaret “Marnie” Duff, 79, passed away peacefully on August 1st in Naples, FL. She was born on January 12, 1938 in Blue Island, IL to Stewart and Dorothy Buchanan.

She graduated from the University of Illinois and helped others throughout her life as a teacher, mother, innkeeper and cherished friend. Her culinary talents will be fondly remembered by all who received her holiday treats, dined at her home, or stayed at the 1811 House.

She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Bruce Duff; three children Bill (Sara) Duff, Catherine Veleta, and Elizabeth (Les) Lamb; as well as five grandchildren, Rani and Sanjay Duff, Heather, Thalia and Eliana Veleta. She is also survived by her sister Lois Nelson.

A celebration of Marnie’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday April 7, 2018 in the Walker Chapel at First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, IL

If desired, a memorial contribution may be made in her name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. or P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.