Molly Love, a longtime resident of Menlo Park and Palo Alto, died Jan. 15 in Reno, Nevada, after a short illness. She was 86.
She was born in Granite City, Illinois. Her early years were spent between Granite City and Wilmette, Illinois. In 1946 she moved to California, where she met her future husband, Bob Love. They were married in 1947 and moved to Menlo Park, where they lived for 55 years, until Mr. Love's death in 2003.
She was secretary to Edwin H. Smith, Menlo Park's city engineer. After retiring, she assisted her husband in his golf sales endeavors.
Survivors include son Rob Love of Sparks, Nevada; sisters Judy Cost of Sparks and Joan Sweet of Reno; brother Stephen Sweet of Burlingame; and cousin Patricia McAdam of Burlingame.
At her request, there will be no funeral. Donations may be made to Young Life, West County, P.O. Box 20822, El Sobrante, CA 94820.