Bahai News - Marci Mckenna-Inti, Was In Peace Corps

Marci Mckenna-Inti, Was In Peace Corps

A Bahai burial service was held July 2 in Silver Spring, Md., for Marcia McKenna-Inti of Snyder, who died June 28, 2001, in her Snyder home under Hospice care. She was 44.

Active in Scouting all her life, she had recently completed leadership training with the Boy Scouts and was active with her son's troop. She had been a camp counselor at Seven Hills, Holland, after becoming a senior cadet Girl Scout.

A 1974 graduate of Amherst Central School, she earned a bachelor's degree in forestry from Michigan State University. After serving with the Peace Corps in what is now Burkina Faso, Africa, she became an administrator with CARE International in Haiti.

Returning to the United States, she earned a master's in forestry and soil science at North Carolina State University at Raleigh. She then became a Peace Corps administrator in Niger, Africa, and later at Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C.

McKenna-Inti was a member of the Bahai group in Montgomery County, Md. She had been principal of the Varqa Bahai School in Greenbelt, Md., and sang with the Bahai Chorale in Washington.

She also was a volunteer for the Breast Cancer Survivors Network in the nation's capital and for Race for the Cure.

Survivors include her husband, Nouhou Inti; a son, Karl of Silver Spring; and a sister, Nancy McKenna Schutte of Snyder.


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