Tributes paid to Calderdale councillor Marilyn Greenwood who has died

Tributes have been paid to a Calderdale Councillor who has sadly died.

Wednesday, 3rd February 2021, 8:57 pm

Lib Dem Councillor Marilyn Greenwood represented the Greetland and Stainland ward

In a statement the Calderdale Lib Dem group said: "Councillor Marilyn Greenwood was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and daughter.

"A person who cared so much about her family, a dedicated Councillor to her constituents and a pillar of the community. It is with great sadness that we announce her passing.

Councillor Marilyn Greenwood

"She fought hard for what she believed was right and during her time representing Greetland and Stainland Ward for the Liberal Democrats from 2014-2021.

"During her term of office she represented resident’s interests on campaigns to improve children’s dentistry, to improve the local plan and adult health issues. Marilyn was passionate about trying to improve the health and lives of others.

"During her final months serving as a Councillor during the pandemic Marilyn thought of others first. Working to set up a volunteer network to help vulnerable local residents she represented.

"A remarkable woman with many talents, a singer, a marathon running and recently and author of a book titled The Whistler: A Harrowing True Story. Marilyn will be missed by many but remembered by more."