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Marjory T. Rounds

June 22, 1961 - September 2, 2017

Obituary


Rounds, Marjory Tyler, of Ravenna, Ohio, passed from this life surrounded by caring family on Saturday September 2, 2017 in Cleveland at age 56 following a struggle with complications due to cancer.
She was a daughter of the late Marion "Toby" Tyler and the late Burnice D. Tyler of South Byron, NY, where Marjory spent her childhood. A musical prodigy, she took early preparatory music classes at the Eastman School of Music, graduated from Byron-Bergen Central School and later the Boston University School of Music. She taught music in the Cortland, NY school system and...

Rounds, Marjory Tyler, of Ravenna, Ohio, passed from this life surrounded by caring family on Saturday September 2, 2017 in Cleveland at age 56 following a struggle with complications due to cancer.
She was a daughter of the late Marion "Toby" Tyler and the late Burnice D. Tyler of South Byron, NY, where Marjory spent her childhood. A musical prodigy, she took early preparatory music classes at the Eastman School of Music, graduated from Byron-Bergen Central School and later the Boston University School of Music. She taught music in the Cortland, NY school system and later served as adjunct faculty at Kent State University School of Music in Kent, Ohio. She also performed professionally with her husband as the duo "Tyler Rounds", singing and playing a variety of percussion instruments including her favorite, Trinidadian steel drums.
Mrs. Rounds was predeceased by her husband, percussion virtuoso Theodore P. (Ted) Rounds, also of Ravenna.
Survivors include: two sisters, Lenora (John) Sands of Stafford, NY, and Carol Fox of Chagrin Falls, OH; a brother, Charles (Jeanne Hablanian) Tyler of Sherborn, MA; three nieces, Jennifer (Dan) VanValkenburg of Bergen, NY, Rebecca (Ted) Stone of Hingham, MA, and Melissa (Aaron Gee-Clough) Fox of Bethesda, MD; a nephew, Matthew (Celeste Ng) Fox of Cambridge, MA; a sister-in-law, Rebecca (Mark) Fegan of Bellevue, NE; a brother-in-law, Joseph (Sarah) Rounds of Pittsburgh, PA; several grand-nieces and grand-nephews, numerous cousins, and hundreds of friends, colleagues, and students.
Memorial arrangements by the family will be announced at a future time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kent State University Foundation, Inc., noting the Ted and Tyler Rounds Memorial Scholarship, and mailed to: Kent State University, College of the Arts, Attn: Pam Hutson, P. O. Box 5190, Kent, Ohio 44242
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