Mary Louise Scully, 88, Fargo, ND formerly of Edina and Bloomington, MN passed away on June 16, 2017 at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo. Mary was born December 18, 1928 in Grand Forks, ND, the daughter of Clarence “Tanny” and Pearl Gies. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Fargo, and went on to study Journalism at the University of North Dakota where she became a member of the Alpha Phi Sorority. It was at UND where Mary met her red-headed Sigma Chi, Tom Scully. They married in 1949 and had four daughters.
Mary loved to entertain, whether it was singing with LeagueAires, joining family and friends around the piano, or writing and performing in Radio Days at Friendship Village. She dabbled in painting and poetry and was a lover of animals, flowers and jazz music. Mary was known for her spunk and dry, witty sense of humor. She will be greatly missed.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas R. Scully; daughter, Sheila Scully; and grandson, Tommy Deutsch.
She is survived by her daughters, Maggie (Mike) Deutsch; Nan (Lynn) Scully-Collins; and Liz (Eddie) Scully; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
The family will hold a service in Grand Forks at a later date.