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Marilyn Merker Goldman

Died April 8th, 2019 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, born June 29th, 1954 in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Marilyn was raised in Rye, New York and graduated from Rye High School. She held a BA from Barnard College and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Yale University. She moved to Milwaukee in 1990 to become a professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin, a position she held for 25 years before taking title of emeritus. Marilyn was a dedicated scientist with a profound interest in the natural world. She was a long-time resident of Whitefish Bay, noted for her warmth, openness and compassion to all who knew her. She is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Robert; a son, Daniel Goldman of Baltimore; a daughter Rebecca (Leo Dreyfuss) Goldman of Milwaukee; a brother, Edward (Elaine) Merker of Somers, New York and numerous beloved nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Funeral service, Wednesday, April 10th at 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Valhalla, New York, alongside her parents, Philip and Alta Merker. Memorial contributions to Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin or the Sojourner Family Peace Center appreciated.

Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home
4750 North Santa Monica Boulevard (414) 964-3111

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