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In memoriam: Paul Marvin

R. Paul Marvin, professor emeritus in the Department of Agricultural Education, died on April 4, 2010, at the age of 91. He had a life-long career as an educator and taught students at the elementary, high school, and university levels. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1960 and became a professor of agricultural education at the University. From 1970 until his retirement in 1984, Marvin was chair of the department, which was recognized as one of the best agricultural education programs in the world.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruby H. Marvin; daughters, Suzanne Hartle (Darrell) and Julia Schneider (Bobb); grandchildren, R. Todd Hartle (Jill) and Sarah Hartle.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at the United Church of Christ, 1000 Long Lake Road, New Brighton, MN 55112. A visitation will be held before the service at 10 a.m.

Memorials preferred to "Dr. R. Paul and Ruby Marvin -- Agricultural Education Scholarship," C-M-3854, University of Minnesota Foundation, P.O. Box 70870, St. Paul, Minnesota 55170.

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