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Longboat Key Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 7 years ago

OBITUARY: Shirley Erickson

by: Robin Hartill Managing Editor

Shirley Erickson, 61, of Longboat Key, died Saturday, Oct. 16.

Born April 27, 1949, in Chicago, she attended Main West High School, in Des Plaines, Ill., and graduated from Bradley University, in Peoria, Ill., with a degree in elementary education and taught school for nine years. She spent the last 12 years as office manager at European Marble in Sarasota.

Mrs. Erickson enjoyed scuba diving, sailing, boating, skiing, reading and crossword puzzles. She was a past member of the Longboat Key Planning and Zoning Board and Junior League of Sarasota.

Mrs. Erickson is survived by her husband of 37 years, Bill; sons David and Christopher, both of Sarasota; sister, Marilyn, of Bradenton; and one grandchild.

A service will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Christ Church of Longboat Key, Presbyterian, 595 Bay Isles Road, Suite 220.

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