Mary was preceded in death by her parents; brother Robert; brothers-in-law Ric Donati and Charles Beckman; and grandson Jonathan. She received her BA degree from Wilson College, did graduate studies at Wellesley College and earned her MA degree from the University of Denver. She married John A. Krimmel in 1943.
Mary moved to La Jolla from Denver in 1970, where she made her home with her husband and children.
Mary is survived by her husband; children John E., Bob, Max, Ruth, Margot, David and Sarah; and their spouses. She is survived by six grandchildren and one great grandchild. She is also survived by sisters Elizabeth Beckman, Jean Donati and Sarah Rodenberger; sister-in-law Betty Schabacker; and many nieces and nephews.
At the request of the family, there will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to: Friends of the Pacific Beach/Taylor Branch Library, 4275 Cass St., San Diego, 92109.