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Death Ends Career Of Dr. Smalley

Woman Physician Had Been Active In Medical And Civic Affairs

Dr. Marianna E. Smalley, 44, of 2119 Devonshire Rd. a physician here and a University medical instructor since 1934, died last night in St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital.

Besides being associated in private practice with Dr. Eleanor Smith, Dr. Smalley was on the staff of St. Joseph’s hospital.

Conducted TB Clinic

She conducted the County tuberculosis clinic for about nine years and was on the board of the Family and Children's Service for three years. She was a member of a local committee appointed to study the problem of the care for the aged.

Dr. Smalley was awarded a fellowship by the Michigan State Medical Society in 1944 in recognition of her postgraduate medical studies.

Active in civic affairs, she was a candidate earlier in the month in the Ann Arbor school board election.

She was a member of the national, state and county medical and tuberculosis association, Alpha Epsilon Iota medical fraternity, the American Association of University Women, the Business and Professional Women’s Club, the Women’s Research Club and the Ann Arbor Art Association.

Born In Bay City

Dr. Smalley was born in Bay City in 1903, the daughter of Mrs. Ellen F. Smalley and the late James B. Smalley.

She was graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1921, received her AB degree from the University in 1925, her MD in 1931 and her MA in 1936.

Survivors are her mother, and a brother, George F. Smalley, and two nieces and nephews, all of Ann Arbor.

Private funeral services will be held at a later date.

Dr. Edwin C. Ganzhorn, county coroner, said she had taken her own life.