Marion Muth

February 24, 1935 – February 2, 2019
Marion (nee MacLellan) Muth was born on February 24th, 1935 in Moncton, N.B. She passed away at home in Nelson, B.C. surrounded by family on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019.

After growing up in Moncton, Marion moved to London, England in 1953. She attained her medical degree at the London Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine for Women.

While interning at Vancouver General Hospital, she met her future husband, Ken Muth. They were married in Calgary, Alberta on October 12th, 1963. They sailed to England where Marion practiced family medicine while Ken completed his training in general surgery.

They returned to Canada in 1967 where they raised three children in Nelson and Christina Lake. She became the geriatrician at Mount St. Francis Hospital and Willowhaven Private Hospital from the 1970s to 1990s. Proud of her Scottish heritage; she delighted in Scottish Country dancing. Marion and Ken traveled extensively, they spent many weekends skiing and hiking.

She enjoyed gatherings with family and friends. Her Catholic faith and involvement in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nelson carried her through life.

Marion Muth is survived by her husband, Kenneth Lloyd Muth; three children: Ian (Martha), David (Mariska), and Nancy (Anthony); four grandchildren: Matthew, Preston, Xander, and Lillyanna. She is predeceased by her parents, F. Gerald and Miriam MacLellan; her sisters: Ouida Touche and Joan MacLellan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Cathedral of Mary Immaculate, 813 Ward St, on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:30 am. All are welcome to attend. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s online register at

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