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Resthaven/Carr-Tenney Mortuary & Memorial Gardens

4310 East Southern Ave, Phoenix, AZ

OBITUARY

Dr. Marvin Mark Fisher

November 20, 1927January 12, 2020

Marvin M. Fisher, age 92, passed away peacefully at home.

Marvin was born in Detroit, MI on November 20, 1927. He attended Wayne State for his undergraduate work, and the University of Minnesota for his PhD, where he met his wife Jill.

The moved to Tempe in 1958 where Professor Fisher joined the dept. of English. This 36 year affiliation included Fulbright Professorships to Greece, Norway, and Germany.

Marvin lived a full life as a scholar, athlete, and most of all a compassionate man with a deep love of all living things.

He is survived by his daughters, Annie, Sarah, and Laura Fisher, and Laura's fiancé Mike Calmese.

Services

  • Graveside Service Thursday, January 16, 2020

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