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Marion Travis Broadhurst, 93, Lifelong White Plains Resident

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Marion Travis Broadhurst died April 20. He was 93.

Broadhurst was born to Robert Hoyt and Mildred Boyce Travis. She lived most of her life in White Plains. Her parents owned and operated the Boyce Studio, which became Swain's. A 1936 graduate of White Plains High School, she served with the American Red Cross in England, France and Germany during WW II. She returned and worked for Time Life Magazines and for the Theater Guild and producing radio dramas. A short stay in Stuyvesant Town led to a permanent return to White Plains. She returned to school finishing her bachelor's at Good Counsel, winning her Master's at Hunter College and beginning her teaching career in the NYC school system first at St. Mary's in the field and finally at Evander Childs High School in the Bronx. She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Church, the White Plains Women's Club and a longstanding board member of the White Plains Rural Cemetery.

Broadhurst is survived by her son, Tom (Kelly); two grandchildren; sister, Norma Michalec of Brunswick, Maine; and  nieces and nephews; and grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by husband, Edward T. Broadhurst, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 6 at St. Bartholomew's in White Plains.

Donations in Broadhurst’s honor may be made to St. Bartholomew's Church of White Plains and the Westchester County Historical Society .

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