January 13, 1934 - February 12, 2017 Marian Kaplan, 83, died February 12 in Santa Monica surrounded by her family. Marian Kaplan was born on January 13, 1934 in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Cynthia and Samuel Weinberger. She was adored by her mother and father. Marian attended Erasmus Hall High School and California State University Northridge. Marian loved dancing, playing mahjong and watching the Brooklyn Dodgers. In 1952 she moved to Los Angeles where she met the love of her life, her handsome husband, Stan Kaplan. Marian and Stan married in 1958. They had 3 beautiful children, Louis, Tina and Shana. Marian also pursued her higher education and received her Master's in Psychology and became an MFCC. After becoming empty nesters, Marian and Stan moved to Santa Monica and enjoyed the beach and traveling all over the world. Marian is also survived by 3 grandchildren, Jesse Markowe, Sierra Kaplan and Mary Qualls, along with many dear friends and loved ones. The family would also like to thank Riza Hosmillo who cared for her over the last 2 years. Donations may be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center https://www.splcenter.org/ Marian's final resting place will be alongside her loving husband Stan at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary.
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