Marilyn Neal Blanton Cuellar, 60, of Springfield, Delaware County, a homemaker and the wife of TV reporter Dann R. Cuellar, died of ovarian cancer Thursday, July 25, at Taylor Hospice in Ridley Park.
Mrs. Cuellar worked as a nurse in Texas before relocating here in 1988 with her husband. He was transferred from KMOL-TV in San Antonio to WPVI-TV (6ABC) in Philadelphia.
Mrs. Cuellar was born in Lufkin, Texas, to a family involved in the newspaper business. She moved to Houston, where the two met indirectly because of a news story.
"She worked for a suicide hotline with a church," said her husband. "She called to tell me someone had scratched out my name on my business card, and was pretending to be me.