Marilyn Swank, a longtime resident of Rescue, California, passed away on July 6, 2021 at the age of 78. Marilyn is survived by her four children and their spouses, Teresa (Terri) Al-Saggar, James (Jim) Crone and Jenny Crone, Heather Clawson and Pat Clawson, William (Billy) Crone and Brandie Crone. 11 grandchildren (Desiree', Ryan, Michael, Nathan, Lindsey, Isaac, Doug, Rebecca, Jesse, Josh, and Billy), 8 great grandchildren, and 2 siblings (JoAn Suggs and Ronald Swank). Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Robert C.Swank and Tressa Roberta (Byer) Swank Atwood, brothers Larry Swank and Galen Swank, and two great granddaughters Jayden Skai Cheney and Au'Janae Denise LeGrone. Marilyn was born June 21, 1943 in Santa Monica, California. When she was a teenager, she sang in the school choir and acted in school plays. She worked at W.T. Grants at the lunch counter in San Pedro, California. She also did charity work catering at the YWCA. She enjoyed telling stories about working at the Ports O' Call restaurant with her mother and friends. Years later, while living in Humboldt, Kansas, she worked at the local motel cleaning rooms. She also worked with a team that made chicken nests at Cripps Manufacturing. She worked several years in Iola, Kansas at H.L. Miller and Sons sewing women's dresses. Marilyn completed several college courses at community colleges. Marilyn moved to Sacramento, California in 1990. She worked at Sprint for 10 years. She later worked for the California Employment Development Department from where she retired. The many friends she made along the way were very special to her. Marilyn enjoyed going to the ocean and the mountains. She liked gardening, cooking, reading mysteries and historical biographies, crocheting, and listening to rock n roll music. Marilyn dearly loved her family. We will all miss her deeply but we are very thankful that we have great memories to share with each other. Services will be held Saturday July 17, 2021 with viewing 10:00-11:00 and services 11:00-12:00. at Green Valley Mortuary & Cemetery 3004 Alexandrite Dr. Rescue, Ca 95672. Additional obituary and service information can be found by visiting greenvalleymortuary.com.