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Marilyn Midgett Gurganus
(February 27, 1960 - July 2, 2013)

      Marilyn Midgett Gurganus, 53, of Wilmington, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013      at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Marilyn Gurganus, Feb 27, 1960 - July 2, 2013 Born in Wilmington, NC, Marilyn enjoyed living by the ocean and the southern way of life here in Wilmington, where she raised her two beautiful daughters, Angela and Tricia. Marilyn married Gary Gurganus in 2001 and they shared 11 wonderful years together. She was office manager at Apex Oil Co. for over 19 years and in 2010 Marilyn and friend Renee Mayberry opened Coastal Carolina Driving School which continues to successfully train drivers of all ages. Marilyn is survived by her two daughters, Angela and Tricia, her husband Gary and dog, Lucy, as well as her relatives Gail and Jerry Self, Jason and Ginger Self, Victoria and Joel Carter, and nieces, Allie and Annaliese Carter. Marilyn was a caring friend to many, a wonderful daughter and sister- in- law, a beatiful mother and loving wife. She will be deeply missed and forever loved. A memorial service and reception will be held: Saturday, July 13, at 12 noon, Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church, 1209 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lower Cape Hospice and LifeCareCenter. Information can be found at