Karen Peet Marr, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on October 13, 2021 after a brief and sudden illness. The cause of death was Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (“C J D”). She was 75 years old.
She was the daughter of Knox and Eleanor Peet of Utica, New York. She graduated from Russell Sage College in Troy, New York with a degree in physical therapy. She was a Darien resident for over 40 years and worked as a physical therapist at the Stamford Hospital and the Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan.
She was a dedicated member of the Noroton Presbyterian Church having served as a Deacon, a Stephen Minister, a Wedding Coordinator and on various other committees. She was active in P.E.O., a national philanthropic organization that raises scholarships for women, and served as president for several years.
She is survived by her husband, John, of 52 years of Darien, her daughter, Julie Monroe (Cory), of Wellesley, Massachusetts, her son, Todd Marr (Griffin), of Darien, her brother, David Peet, of Utica, New York and her seven beloved grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the Noroton Presbyterian Church, 2011 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820 on October 30th at 1:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Karen’s memory to the Nambale Magnet School in Nambale, Kenya, https://wiks-usa.org.