Mary Helen McDonald

McDonald, M web McDonald, M recent webJanuary 1929 – February 2013

Mary was born the third of eight Lull children in her beloved Rogue Valley and graduated from Central Point High School in 1947. Married to Robert McDonald of Eagle Point, she lived in Pullman, Puyallup and Turlock before they established the family farm in Hughson, where she lived for forty-four years.

Raised in a granite pit on a forested hill, she never lost her love of mountains, rocks, growing and flowering things and her family.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband Robert McDonald DVM; her parents Lucius and Helen Lull; brothers Lucius and Robert and sisters Dorothy, Phoebe and Patricia. She is survived by daughter Phoebe (Brian) Arakelian of Turlock; son Brian McDonald of Seattle and granddaughters Lydia and Stephanie Arakelian.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Oregon Hunter’s Association Memorial Fund or the charity of your choice.


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