Sylvia Ruth Marshall, 98, died Feb. 27, 2008, in Crescent City. She was born May 11, 1909, in Healdsburg.

She was a 25-year resident of Del Norte County. Prior to her retirement, Sylvia was employed as a dietitian for 50 years. She was a member of the Crescent City Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She loved to golf, read, cook, play tennis and swim. She also enjoyed traveling the world.

She is survived by nine children and 19 great grandchildren.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1301 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City, CA 95531.

No services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.