Marjorie Sears Starbuck

Oct 17, 1914 - Dec 1, 2010


Marjorie was born on 10-17-1914 and passed away in Northern California on 12-1-2010. She was born in Winifred, Montana and delivered by her father who was a physician. Marjorie spent the majority of her youth in Mexico and her schooling in both Mexico and El Paso, Texas while her father was a physician with the mining companies in Mexico. She later moved with her family to Southern California where she completed her schooling. After living in Honolulu, Hawaii for a time, Marjorie settled in Southern California to be close to her family.
Marjorie moved from Southern to Northern California in the late eighties where she made her home in Palo Cedro. She assisted in having her new home built, including a lovely garden where she spent endless hours gardening and enjoying the neighbor’s animals as they came up to her fence to visit. Marjorie’s lifetime hobbies included sewing, gardening, photography, painting, antique shopping, and travelling. She was an animal lover including her beloved Yorkshire Terrier Muffy. Marjorie also was a donor to many charities supporting women’s health, animals, the environment and the Olympics.
Marjorie is preceded in death by her father Dr. John Livingston Sears and her mother Jean Campbell Sears. She is survived by her sisters Jean Sears Marques and Mary Sears Howard, nieces Jean Tolhurst Smith, Kathleen Phelan Britt, Bonnie Marjorie Howard Adamick, Martha Annmarie Howard Bergstrom, and great nieces and nephews Michael Smith, Jeffrey Smith, Bryn Smith and Jean Smith (Gigi), Elizabeth Phelan Schecter, Jennifer Phelan Bonanni, Bo Austin, Jessica Bullen Kinard, Rachel Bullen Sdrulla, Andrew John Adamick, Christopher Montgomery Adamick and Emily Adamick Caballero.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841


  • Cindy Hess says:

    My sincere condolences to the whole family and “throw all your anxiety on God, because he cares for you, says the bible in 1 Peter 5:7.”

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