Marianne Ritt, multimedia program specialist for Instructional & Information Technology (I&IT;), died of cancer on Sunday, Sept. 21. She was 49 years old.
A resident of Chino Hills, Ritt worked at Cal Poly Pomona, first in Student Affairs and later in I&IT;, for 23 years.
“There are no words for how much she will be missed,” says Martina Newberry, I&IT; media production specialist. “She?s one of the best people I ever knew.”
Ritt is survived by her husband, Benjamin, two sisters and her mother.
A memorial service for Ritt is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m. at Memory Garden Memorial Park, 455 W. Central in Brea. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to City of Hope. For more information, contact the City of Hope at (800) 544-3541.