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Marilyn Fedrizzi Love

Marilyn Fedrizzi Love passed away on August 10, 2018 after a brief illness. Marilyn was a retired Professor of Anthropology and was living in Rock Springs, Wyoming with her husband Charles M. Love, also a retired Professor of Anthropology and Geology. Both Marilyn and Charlie taught at Western Wyoming College in Wyoming. Marilyn studied the culture of Easter Island extensively, and received multiple degrees related to Business, Cultural Anthropology, Psychology, and International Studies. Marilyn joined the Easter Island Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2017.

She married Paul J. Picerno and had three children; Frank Picerno, Michelle Romero and Ginny Padilla all of Rock Springs, Wyoming. They later divorced. In May of 1998 she married Gerome A. Fedrizzi and he preceded her in death on October 17, 2016. On December 23, 2017 she married Charles M. Love. She enjoyed gardening and had a house full of plants. She also loved the outdoors, fishing, and traveling, especially to Easter Island.

Survivors include her husband Charles M. Love of Rock Springs; her son Frank Picerno (and his wife Sherry) of Rock Springs; her daughters Michelle Romero and Ginny Padilla (and husband Mark) both of Rock Springs; two brothers Vern Baggett (and wife Kay) of Wyoming and Donny Baggett (and wife Carolyn) of Utah; her sister Anita Dubas o(f Colorado); her stepson Raleigh and her stepdaughter Jordan and family; nine grandchildren Aspen, Colter, Olivia, Landon, Xavier, Alex, Shad, Andrew and Kaylee; five great-grandchildren Lyric, Titan, Amara, Acadia, and Aiden; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her second husband Gerry Fedrizzi and her brother.

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