Marion Softky covered community for 40 years | January 4, 2012 | Almanac | Almanac Online |


Cover Story - January 4, 2012

Marion Softky covered community for 40 years

The longtime Almanac writer died on Christmas evening

In a business where the news is here today and gone tomorrow — or, in the Internet age, more like here at 10 and gone by 11 — Marion Softky devoted her 40 years at the Almanac to subjects of more enduring value, from portraits of characters who played a role in local history to examinations of environmental issues and scientific developments, all from the local angle.

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