Mary Jo Wilford of Cranford, N.J., formerly of Cedar Rapids, passed away at her home on Saturday, July 14, 2012.
Mary was born Oct. 29, 1938, to Herman and Agnes Gutmann of Lisbon.
Mary was an active member of the community she loved and resided in, Cranford, N.J.
She will be remembered as a loyal friend, activist, arts patron, mother, and Nana.
Local survivors include a daughter, Laura (Alan) Fisher of Solon and a son, Joe (Kristen) Wilford of Swisher.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Kokolulu Farm & Cancer Retreats, Inc., P.O. Box 340, Hawi, Hawaii 96719 or The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.