Auburn - Marilyn M. "Bud" Logan, age 78 and longtime Auburn resident, passed away Monday morning, February 17th at Clover Manor. She was born in Lewiston September 24, 1935, a daughter of Richard and Dorothy (Bumpus) Merriam. She was educated in local schools, graduated from Edward Little High School and Farmington State Teachers' College where she attained her Bachelor's Degree in Education and began working in the Auburn School System and remained a lifelong resident of this community. On June 30, 1960, she married Ronald Logan. Together, as school teachers and education administrators, they settled on Vining St. in Auburn to work and raise their two boys Chris and Andy. Bud was a school teacher for more than 40 years with both the City of Auburn and Town of Monmouth. She taught grades 4 through 6 in the Auburn system for well over 20 years and then spent 16 years in the Monmouth system until her retirement. The latter 24 years were also spent working with her good friend and teaching partner Bob Driscoll. She was a member of West Auburn Congregational Church. Bud was dedicated to her profession and cared greatly about the personal success of her students. Being as involved as she was, a few years she even chaperoned trips to Ireland with her 6th grade students. Among Bud's most favorite enjoyments were special times with family and friends and spending many Summers at the family camp at Bailey Island and East Machias on Hadley Lake. She was a loving, devoted and hard-working wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed. She leaves two sons Christopher Logan and his companion Renee Monnier of Gardiner and Andrew Logan and his companion Karen Files of Poland; two grandsons Cyrus Logan and Conor Sweeney; two sisters Margaret Ellsworth and husband Stanley of Topsham and Madelyn Merriam also of Topsham and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation at Fortin Group / AUBURN Sat. 12 Noon to 1:30 PM followed by a Memorial Service in the funeral home at 1:30 PM. Interment will take place in the Spring in the family lot at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 217 Turner St. Auburn, 783-8545 www.thefortingroupauburn.com