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Marian Elizabeth Haskell Tully

Marian Elizabeth Haskell Tully of Richmond, Virginia, and Deer Isle, Maine, formerly of Media, Pennsylvania, died October 6, 2016, at the age of 88. She was preceded in death by parents, Horace J. Gaskell and Marian S. Haskell of Drexel Hill, Pa. and Deer Isle, Maine. Betty is survived by her husband of 66 years, Harry R. Tully Jr. of Richmond, Va. and Deer Isle, Maine; by her daughter, Patricia Tully Leitch and husband, Robert E. Leitch, of Richmond, Va., granddaughters, Elizabeth Bell Leitch and Katherine Adele Leitch; and by her son, Robert M. Tully and wife Lisa K. Tully of Richmond, Va., granddaughter, Melissa Tully Barr and husband, William E. Barr, great-grandson Miles A. Barr and grandson Jackson Haskell Tully and wife Araksya A. Tully. Betty spent most summers of her life in her beloved Deer Isle, Maine, which was her favorite place on earth. She loved the beautiful water views and the history of the island. She was a devoted and talented docent at the Deer Isle Historical Society, where she vibrantly shared the lore of her beloved island. Betty cared deeply for her family and all of God’s creatures, including her beloved kitties. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society, 416 Sunset Rd., Deer Isle, ME 04627 or to a local SPCA.