Marie Macy (1933 – 2020) Director of the CSU Preschool (now the Early Childhood Center), Faculty, Human Development and Family Studies, 1955 - 1973
Marie received her bachelor’s degree in child development from the School of Home Economics at Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1955. During her 18 years as director of the preschool, known today as the Early Childhood Center, Marie was a teacher and mentor to hundreds of children and students, making many lifelong friendships.
In Memory: Marie Macy passed away on Jan. 10, 2020, after battling cancer. Marie was a great friend of the College whose passion for early childhood education led her to support the most pressing needs at CSU’s Early Childhood Center through her establishment of the Mary Macy Director’s Legacy Endowment.
In Memory: Marie Macy 2015 Legacies Honorees Compilation Video
Marie Macy was part of a compilation video featuring her story, along with Legacies Honorees Linda Carlson, Grant Sherwood, and Janell Prussman.
Watch Marie Macy’s personal video and hear her stories and memories.
Honoring Marie's Legacy Marie Macy
Message for Marie Macy
“My congratulations to Mary Macy’s Legacy fund. Mert has been a mentor to many, many CSU students over the years and especially for her friend’s children. They all knew that Mert was a secure and helpful adult who would be a friend and mentor. For me, knowing Mert has been a very special treasure. I’m so glad that she is being honored.”
Bea Shenkenberg (’57 Foods and Nutrition)