MEDFORD,OR / FRANKLIN,VT: MarieAnne Madeline MacLaren (Crepeau), 83, passed away March 24th, 2020 after a brave battle with cancer at her home in Medford, Oregon, surrounded by loved ones.
Madeline was born November 6, 1936 to Hormidas and Marie Reine Crepeau in Franklin, Vermont and was the 4th of nine children.
She graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s High School in Burlington and attended Jeanne Mance School of Nursing also in Burlington, then Victor Valley Community College in Victorville, CA.
Madeline was an Air Force officer’s wife for 21 years, a talented cook and entertainer, a doting mother of three, and a dedicated public servant. She also worked as an assistant librarian for the County of San Bernardino and church secretary at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Apple Valley, CA.
After her husband’s passing in 2002, she met her partner Scotty with whom she enjoyed dancing and traveling extensively all over the world.
Madeline is survived by her partner of 18 years Walter “Scotty” Swain, her son David and his wife Nancy, her daughter Lynn, her grandson Tom and his wife Erin, her grandson Brian and his wife Millie, her granddaughter Kelly, her grandson Bryan and his husband Jeremy, her grandson Robert, his wife Jordan and their son Hezekiah; as well as her sisters Anita Morin, Anne Kenyon, Yvette Severance, Mary Jackson, and her brothers Richard (Nancy), Danny (Sharon), and John (Carmen) Crepeau.
Madeline is preceded in death by her husband Alan, her daughter Susan, her sister Cecile; and her brothers-in-law Paul, Donald, Raymond, and Jimmy.