Marilyn Carol Donalson, 79, of Fort Myers, passed away September 7, 2018 at Page Rehabilitation and Heathcare in Lee County. Born April 8, 1939 in Miami, she was the daughter of Orvis “Don” and Mary Lee Catherine Donalson. Marilyn was both a legal secretary and later artist prior to retiring. Those surviving her are her son Larry Don Mendenhall of Atlanta, GA., sisters Dee Donalson of Fort Myers, Sharron (Tom) Leland of Charlottesville, VA., brother A. Brant Donalson of Clayton, GA., son in law Arthur A. Mendenhall III of Atlanta, GA., grandsons Michael Blake Orme of Atlanta, GA., Kyle Leineweber, a college student residing between Florida and Georgia while in school, Jake Allen Duke Mendenhall of Atlanta, GA., granddaughters Olivia Kate Loguercio of St. Petersburg, FL., and Reese Ellen Lily Mendenhall of Atlanta, GA. Marilyn will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her. Baldwin Brothers Affordable Cremations, Ft. Myers, FL assisted the family with arrangements.