September 30, 1917 ~ August 24, 2002
Dr. Marsee was born September 30, 1917 in Gardiner, Oregon and passed away August 24, 2002 in a Torrance hospital. He leaves behind a legacy of both professional and community service including: Member St. Andrews Presbyterian Church since 1958; Torrance Rotary Club - President in 1971-72; Redondo Beach Round Table - member 1965-'82 and President 1973-'74; Boy Scouts of America - Council Representative 1964-'78; Inglewood Y.M.C.A. - Board of Directors 1958-'62; American Association of Community/Junior Colleges - President 1968; El Camino College - Superintendent/President 1958-'82;
Stuart dedicated his life to higher education resulting in numerous awards and commendations and was listed in: Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in Education, Leaders in Education, The National Register of Prominent Americans and International Notables, and Men of Achievement.
In addition to earning a Ed. D. from the University of Southern California in 1947, he was awarded a LL.D (Honorary) from Pepperdine University in 1977.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Audrey; three sons, Fred, Jeff, and Wayne; daughter-in-law, Sharon; five grandchildren, Kevin, Darren, Megan, Sasha and Andrew.
Outside of his family, Stuart's greatest love was El Camino College. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the El Camino College Foundation.
Following a private family scattering at sea will be a public memorial service Thursday, September 12, 2002 at 1:00 pm at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Redondo Beach.
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