Mary Parrington Chandler was born March 28, 1945, in Pasadena; she passed away on July 27, 2016, with her husband, Claude Chandler, and her son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Kristin Kruetzfeldt, in Columbia in a tragic airplane accident.

Mary moved to Sonora in the late 1980s and loved her ranch life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Judge Thomas M. Parrington and Eileen J. Parrington, both residents of Tuolumne County.

Mary is survived by her son, Keith Kruetzfeldt, of Santa Rosa; her brother, Tom Parrington, of Sonora, and five grandchildren, Thomas Kruetzfeldt, Zackery Kruetzfeldt, and Jack Kruetzfeldt, Scott Kruetzfeldt, and Megan Kruetzfeldt.

There will be a private family service.

In lieu of flowers, donate to one of the following: Tuolumne City Memorial Museum, P.O. Box 1174, Tuolumne, CA 95379; Meals on Wheels, 540 Greenley Road, Sonora, CA 95370; or Mother Lode Wildlife Care, P.O. Box 495, Tuolumne, CA 95379.

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