Camp Fire USA expresses its condolences to the family and friends of Ally Morrow. She was a good friend to Camp Fire.
Ally Morrow was a Camp Fire Girl, a Camp Wyandot counselor and our Executive Director in the during the 1940s and 1950s. She continued to support Camp Fire through out her retirement and attended our annual luncheon and other events.
MORROW Alice Marie "Ally" Morrow, age 87, longtime resident of Willow Brook Christian Village in Delaware, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 15, 2011. She was born on September 26, 1924 in Columbus to the late William and Cecile (Finn) Morrow. A graduate of North High School in 1942, she attended The Ohio State University and then began a career centered on youth services. For 34 years she worked with Camp Fire Girls, serving as the executive director for the St. Louis chapter from 1957 – 1970. Moving to Lancaster in 1970, she served as the director for the Lancaster YWCA. In 1996, she moved to the Willow Brook Christian community in Delaware. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and The Ohio State Alumni Association, as well as a former member of the Pilot, Quota, and the BPW. Her positive nature and caring personality attributed to her vast number of friends. Family vacations to Northern Michigan were treasured. She will be remembered for her mentoring of youth and her warm smile. She is survived by brother, James William Morrow; nieces, Ann (Randolph) Bueche, Kathy (Michael) Martin; great-nieces and nephews, Justin and Nathan Bueche, Michelle (Alex) Kinne, Beth (Kevin) Peterson, Brian Martin; great-great-niece, Malin
Peterson; special cousin, Joyce (Ernest) Mease; and friend, Tommie Stranahan. A service celebrating the life of Alice Morrow will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 23 in the Terrace Room of Willow Brook Christian Village, 100 Willow Brook Way S., Delaware, OH 43015 with Rev. William McCartney officiating. Her family will greet friends afterwords until 4 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to DeVORE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME in Delaware. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made to Heartland Hospice, 685 Delaware Ave., Marion, Ohio 43302. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on November 17, 2011