Remembering Rev. Bill Marlow ’49 – Albright College

Remembering Rev. Bill Marlow ’49

A memorial service honoring alumnus, former professor and Albright Chaplain, Rev. William Marlow ’49 will take place in Albright’s Memorial Chapel on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. All are welcome.

Rev. William (Bill) Marlow, 92, of Middletown, R.I., formerly of Lewisburg, Pa., passed away on January 27, 2019. After graduating from Albright College in 1949, he taught English in India for three years. In 1955, he received his Bachelor of Divinity Degree from Yale University, and then served as a Methodist minister in Carlisle, Pa., before returning to Albright College in 1959. He served his alma mater as chaplain for 10 years (during which he invited Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to speak at the college) before joining the religion department where he taught until 1992, specializing in comparative religion.

Bill is survived by his wife, Betty, of Middletown, and three children, Karen McDaid of Portsmouth, R.I., (John McDaid), Scott Marlow of Chapel Hill, N.C., (Jennifer Bauer) and Lynn Marlow of Asheville, N.C., (Ronna Davis). He also leaves four grandchildren, Liam Lewis-Marlow, Kaya Lewis-Marlow, Elise Plyler-White, and Jack McDaid.

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