Helen Lee Goates, 74, second daughter of President Harold B. Lee, and twice a member of the Relief Society General Board, died April 19, 2000, in Salt Lake City. She accompanied her husband, L. Brent Goates, as he presided over the California Arcadia Mission from 1975-78.
She served on the Relief Society General Board from 1974-75, and 1979-84. She was active in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Alpha Chi Sorority alumni, and was a past president of Sigma Chi Mother's Club.
Alice Sheets Marriott, 92, co-founder of Marriott Corporation with her husband, J. Willard Marriott, died April 18, 2000, in Washington, D.C. Brother Marriott died in 1985.
Sister Marriott was active in civic, charitable and cultural organizations, including as trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts , as a member of the National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Advisory Council, and as a member of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. She received the foundation's first Lifetime Achievement Award. The Marriott family also established the Marriott Foundation For People With Disabilities.