Myrna passed away June 19, 2023. She was born in Kalamazoo on February 2, 1937, the daughter of the late Clarence and Evelyn White. She graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1955, attended WMU and a graduate from Parsons
Business School. She owned "Myrna's Dance Studio" and taught tap and jazz for many years. She was staff employed at Nazareth College as secretary to the Dean of Academic affairs and later headed the Duplicating and Mail Department until the closing of the college. On June 6th, 1958, she married John Ritchie and together they celebrated 64 years of marriage. She is survived by her children Mark (Sheryl) of Mattawan, Brad (Tina) of Portage, 8 grandchildren, brother-in- law Cal Flegal, sister Lois (Roger) Furman, Robert and Sharon Ritchie, Nieces, and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Shawn Crummel 2010 and her husband John Ritchie July 16th, 2022. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. No service is planned at this time.
Published by Kalamazoo Gazette from Jul. 28 to Jul. 30, 2023.