On May 6, Dr. Marshall Adrian Botkin of Frederick at 78. He is survived by wife Sharon Botkin (née Wollman); sister Bree (Richard) Hayes; brother and sisters-in-law Arnold and Caron Wollman and Ellen Wollman; nieces and nephews Jon Levin, Blake Wollman, Ali Levin, Gillian Hayes, Shannon Wollman, Megan Rosenwald and Whitney Wollman; and many cousins. He was predeceased by daughter Ginny “Elan” Michelle Botkin; parents Harvey and Gerry Botkin; and father and mother-in-law Milton “Babe” and Helen Wollman. He was a professor of parks and recreation and then sociology at Frederick Community College. He was a member of the Junior Fire Company and of the Independent Order Of Oddfellows. He supported and helped build the Banner School in Frederick. He was a member of Chabad and devoted hours to securing and running the Chabad House. He was a visiting professor and lecturer in Russia and Ukraine. He is a published author of books in English and Russian.
Contributions may be sent to Chabad Lubavitch of Frederick, 1 West 9th St., Frederick, MD 21701 or Junior Fire Company No. 2, 535 N. Market St., Frederick, MD 21701.