Milne, 79, died at her home in Washington on Monday. She served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1994 to 2000, representing the Town of Washington and other towns in her district.
Marion Milne was the founder of Milne Travel and is the mother of Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne.
Her husband, Don, is Clerk of the Vermont House of Representatives.
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has issued the following statement:
“My heart goes out to the family of Marion Milne. I knew and admired Marion during her time in the Vermont House, and was very pleased to appoint her to the Governor's Council on Successful Aging. She approached all of her endeavors with passion and with a keen sensibility drawn from her years in business. Marion was a devoted grandmother, mother and wife. She lost her House seat on a vote that will forever place her on the right side of history. She was a good friend to her community, her employees, and to all of the extended members of the Milne family. I know she will be deeply missed.”
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