Marcia Bennett was born in 1935 in Las Vegas, NV, where her parents had bought land in 1920 and built a house on South Sixth Street. The middle child between two older and two younger siblings, Marcia grew up watching the city grow to become an entertainment mecca. As a high school senior, Marcia won a piano contest held by Liberace.
A member of the Mormon church, Marcia attended Brigham Young University and graduated with a teaching degree. She met her future husband at BYU, and they married the day after graduation. The couple moved to California, settling in the Bay Area.… Read More