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Colleen Marie McGlinn

April 12, 1961 ~ May 1, 2022 (age 61)


Colleen Marie McGlinn passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022 at the age of 61. She was born in New Orleans, LA to the late Wayne and Jan Mack. Beloved mother of Gabrielle Marie Danos (Michael Stephenson). Grandmother of the late Ann Marie Murphy. Sister of Dallas McGlinn and the late Tracy McGlinn. Also survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
“Many people need desperately to receive this message-‘I feel and think as much as you do, care about many things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.’”
– Kurt Vonnegut
Although Colleen battled addiction, she never stopped caring about those around her. She constantly thought of her two sisters, talked about her daughter to anyone who would listen, and made friends wherever she went. Even while she fought her own battles, she wanted to help others who spend their lives fighting too.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Ben’s Friends, a community of kitchen staff and restaurant workers seeking sobriety. They are currently holding meetings on Zoom. Please visit their website to donate and learn more at

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