Amy K. Alford, age 61, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 21, 2017 at her home. Amy was born December 17, 1955 in South Bend, IN the daughter of the late Allan and Lois (Miller) Knox. She was employed as a scientist with the Pfizer Corporation for 15 years. Amy was a very creative person and enjoyed stamping, cooking, and reading. On September 19, 1992 she was united in marriage to her loving husband, Phillip Marks who survives. Also surviving is her son, Ian (Kirsten) Alford; step-children, Lyndell Marks, Michael (Amy) Marks, Jenny Alford; 7 step-grandchildren; brothers, Allan Knox II, and Douglas Knox. There will be no visitation or services. Memorials may be directed to any local public library. Langeland Family Funeral Home.