Dec. 9, 1920-April 27, 2012
Sharon Heights, California
A memorial service and celebration of life is planned on Friday, May 25, for Marcie Dubbs, a 30-year resident of Atherton and more recently Sharon Heights. Mrs. Dubbs passed away peacefully on April 27th of natural causes at her home in Sharon Heights at the age of 91 surrounded by family.
A native of Lake Forest, Illinois, Marcie was the second of two children born to Walter and Charlene Baum.
She attended Lake Forest High School and then went on to Stanford University where she graduated in 1942. Upon graduation from Stanford, she accepted a position at The Emporium in San Francisco as an assistant buyer for better dresses eventually becoming their head buyer. It was at The Emporium that she met and married her former husband Andre Dubbs. They settled in Atherton in 1955 and were married for 33 years.
Marcie was a founding member of The Peninsula Children's Theatre, where she was responsible for the production, adaptation and music for many of their plays as well as starring in several of their productions. In addition, she was a founding member of The Peninsula Volunteers, where she produced many of their fashion shows that benefited Little House as well as The Turnabout Resale Shop.
Marcie also served as president of the Castilleja Mother's Club as well as served on their Board of Trustees for several years. She was active in the Menlo School Mother's Club, producing many of it's fashion shows and art exhibits while at the same time consulting for the I. Magnin store in San Mateo.
Along with her former husband, Marcie was a charter member at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club and in later years served as a mediator for the County of San Mateo as well as being asked to serve for two years on their Grand Jury. She also devoted over 25 years as a volunteer at Stanford Hospital.
She is survived by her four children, Richard (Anne) of New York City, David (Susie) of Woodside, Melissa of Menlo Park and Thomas of Studio City, California as well as four grandchildren, Stephen, Rory, Andrew and Sarah. She is predeceased by her former husband, Andre Dubbs.
A memorial and celebration of her life is planned for May 25th at 1:00 P.M. at The Menlo Circus Club in Atherton and the family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made in her memory to the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.