Marie (Maja) Olson Eddy
Last updated 2/7/2008 at Noon
Marie (Maja) Olson Eddy passed away January 31, 2008.
The daughter of Swedish parents Hildegard and Manfred Olson, Marie was born May 12, 1917, in Portland, OR, where she first met her future husband, Henry Delmar Eddy. Often, she happily remembered pushing Henry around in a buggy at the tender age of 2.
Marie grew up in San Francisco, where she attended Lowell High School. She was an avid scholar and began college at the University of California, Berkeley at the age of 16. Marie enjoyed hiking, skiing, tennis and gardening.
While living in a boarding house in San Francisco, Marie and He...