Malcolm L. Marcus, a retired Baltimore public schools educator and World War II veteran, died June 27 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The son of Julian Marcus, a tailor, and Florence Cohen Marcus, a homemaker, Malcolm Leonard Marcus was born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park.
After graduating in 1942 from City College, he enlisted in the Army and served in the United States. He was discharged in 1945 with the rank of corporal.
He then entered the University of Maryland, College Park, from which he earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1949.
Mr. Marcus began teaching in city public schools in the early 1950s.
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