Marilyn A. Guzinski, educator and human resources officer, dies

Ms. Guzinski taught both challenged and gifted students in Virginia public schools.

Marilyn A. Guzinski, a former public school educator who later worked in human resources, died Feb. 10 from a stroke at her Towson apartment. She was 62.

The daughter of Morgan Amaimo Sr., an attorney, and Rita Lacroix Amaimo, Marilyn Amaimo was born in Baltimore and raised on Mount Royal Terrace, and later Homeland.

She was a 1972 graduate of St. Paul's School for Girls.

She obtained earned a bachelor's degree in 1976 in education and English, and later received a master's degree in education from the University of Virginia. She completed further graduate studies at Goucher College.

Ms. Guzinski taught both challenged and gifted students in Orange County, Va., and Charlottesville, Va., public schools before returning to Baltimore in 1983 and taking a job in human resources at the old Equitable Bank, and later Signet Bank.

In 2004, she moved to Roanoke, Va., and returned to the human resources field at the Taubman Museum of Art. She then moved to Fredericksburg, Va., and in 2015 resided in Towson.

She enjoyed painting in watercolors, gardening and taking long drives in the country in the fall and spring, family members said.

Ms. Guzinski was a member of Babcock Presbyterian Church, 8240 Loch Raven Blvd., where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday.

She is survived by two daughters, Claire Alison Guzinki of Roanoke and Lauren Rebecca Guzinski of Seattle; and a brother, Moran Amaimo of Towson. Her husband, Joseph Guzinski, resides in Alexandria, Va.

—Frederick N. Rasmussen

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