For 63 years, Allan R. Lust has been making music as a church organist. He started at Cardington Methodist Church at 16. Lust served as organist at Trinity Baptist Church in Marion for 15 years. He directed the adult choir, adult and senior handbell choirs, women’s trio, and women’s octet. He served as senior organist […]
2020 Celebrate Marion Honorees
2020 Celebrate Marion Honoree Video
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Tara Dyer has been a lifelong resident of Marion. While she has many significant contributions to our community, she is largely known for her time as an educator at Marion City Schools for 35 years. Dyer is a graduate of Marion City Schools. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Science degree from Defiance […]
“For only a brief time in my teens and early twenties did I entertain the idea of leaving Marion for a career elsewhere,” said lifelong Marion resident Dean Jacob. “But I soon realized that all I ever wanted or needed was right here in my hometown: family, friends and opportunity. Marion has blessed my family […]
Although he was born and raised in Cleveland, there is no doubt Andrew Swartz is MarionMade! It all began in 1982 when Swartz’s father purchased the Arby’s restaurant in Marion and moved his family to this great community. A fortuitous move for Swartz. as it enabled him to attend Tri-Rivers Career Center. He graduated in […]