C. Marshall Smith 1937-2002
Marshall was born in Detroit on April 14, 1937 to Mary (McMeans) and Carl Smith, and grew up in Lapeer. He graduated from the U of M with an MSE in Mechanical Engineering, and earned and MBA from U of Detroit. He served as a 1st. Lt. in the Army Reserve.
He was a licensed Professional Engineer and member of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. While residing in Ann Arbor, he was a manager at Arthur Andersen Consulting, Sycor Corp. and Sarns-3M. In 1988, he moved to Kansas where he was the regulatory manager at Nellcor Puritan Bennett. He established an independent consulting practice for the regulation of medical devices in 1998.
Marshall is survived by his daughters, Ellen Grosh of Ann Arbor and Dawn Swarthout of Farmington Hills; his grandchildren, Katie and Laura Grosh, Scott and Matthew Swarthout; and his brother Wayne Smith, of San Marino,. He was active in the Germania Club of Kansas City and Stein Collectors International and enjoyed woodworking, folk music and travel. Interment was at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lapeer. Memorial contributions can be made to the Nature Conservancy.
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