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Marian J. Dutton Obituary


Marian Jane Stevens Dutton, 86, Indianapolis, died April 20, 2003 at St. Vincent Hospice.

She was a housewife and a retired 5th & 6th grade teacher.

She graduated with highest distinction, receiving her B.S. in Education from Indiana University in 1939.

She was a life member of the I.U. Alumnae Association. She was also a member of the Woodburn Guild of Indiana University; I.U. Women's Club of Indianapolis; Starlighters Organizing Chairman 1961; Starlighters President in 1962; Secretary to and member of Board of Directors, Starlight Musicals, Indianapolis from 1972-1984; Member of Alliance of Indianapolis Museum of Art and President 1969-1971; Life member of Second Century Society, Indianapolis Museum of Art; Donor to the Jane S. Dutton Educational Resource Center at the Indianapolis Museum of Art; Donor with her husband Ben in the Dutton Living Room at the Alumni Center, IU Bloomington. She was also a member of: Chistamore Aid Society, Woodstock Club, Advocates for the Arts, Indiana Society of Mayflower Descendants, National Society of Magna Charta Dames and the Society of Colonial Dames in Indiana.

She is survived by her husband, C. Ben Dutton; daughters Victoria D. (Eric) Sheehan of Zionsville, IN and Barbara D. (Dennis) Morgan of Lebanon, IN; grandchildren Dora Jane Crostreet and Jodi C. Morgan; one great-grandchild Braden Michael; brother Dr. George P. Stevens of DeKalb, IL.

We will gather to celebrate the life of Jane Dutton on Tuesday, April 29 from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. at the Woodstock Club. Arrangements: Flanner & Buchanan Broad Ripple Funeral Center.

Memorial contributions May be made to the Indianapolis Museum of Art or donator's favorite charity.

Private Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN.

Indianapolis Star 2003

The Dutton Resource Center is open to the general public. Its materials are available to students, educators and community representatives. The Dutton Resource Center contains multicultural art objects and artifacts, more than 165,000 slides of works of art in the IMA's collection and museum collections from around the world, over 800 videos and many other educational resources, such as museum kits and teaching packets. These materials are loaned out for a nominal circulation fee.

Visit the Dutton Resource Center to find the information, support and materials you will need to argue your art opinions successfully. Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can also visit www.ima-art.org/jsderc.asp or call 317-920-2675 for more information.