Marie (Young) Cottrill

August 19, 1945 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 75)


Marie Cottrill, age 75 of Lancaster, died January 2, 2021.  She was born on August 19, 1945 to the late Charles and Florence Linedecker Young in Roberts, WV.  She taught as a preschool teacher and then rose to become a preschool administrator at the Lancaster Headstart and Pickerington Headstart.  Marie was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her loving children, Kevin (Nicole) Fox, J.R. (Beckyy Yarbrough) Fox, and Patty Fox; grandchildren, Noah, Devin, Heather, Josh Fox, and Liliah Magnusson; numerous great grandchildren; siblings, Gene Young and Eddy Young; several nieces and nephews; and longtime companion Danny Alexander.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents.

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