Rancho Mirage, California
1924 — 2022
Merilyn Goodwin passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, June 3, 2022 in Cathedral City, CA. She was 98 years old. The oldest of four children, Merilyn was born on May 7, 1924 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Clarence George and Ruth Mary Strong Cartwright. She was married to her sweetheart, Jerry, on July 15, 1944 in Long Beach, CA. They were married for 68 years at the time of Jerry's passing in 2012. An avid sports fan, Merilyn enjoyed playing golf and tennis. She and Jerry attended thousands of Angels games. They were supporters of Cal State University Fullerton's athletic programs as well as the theatre and performing arts programs where they set up the Merilyn and Jerry Goodwin...