Born in Germany, raised and schooled in Switzerland, Marion came to the U.S. in 1941 and acted in films as well as on the stage. Married in 1948, she had two grown children and three grandchildren. A teacher and professional astrologer since 1970 with a large international clientele, Marion spoke 5 languages and was an eagerly sought lecturer all over the world as well as writer for magazines as well as radio and television interviews here and abroad.
With Joan McEvers, in 1975 she founded Aquarius Workshops, a School of Astrology whose magazine Aspects is still one of the most respected in the astrological community. Together they wrote the best selling six volume series The Only Way to…Learn Astrology, The Only Way to…Learn About Tomorrow, The Only Way to…Learn About Relationships and The Only Way to…Learn About Horary & Electional Astrology as well as Astrology: Old Theme, New Thoughts. These books are used in many English speaking schools of astrology, even in such distant countries as Ireland, South Africa and Australia. The books have been translated into German, Spanish, French, Yugoslav, Czech, Portuguese, Russian and Japanese.
Her community service included: Coordinator for UAC ’86 and ’92, UAC ’89 Program as well as assistant coordinator and Hotel Liaison for UAC ’95, AFAN’s Steering Committee for four years, President of Aquarius Workshops and editor of ASPECTS magazine. Marion and Joan McEvers received the prestigious 1989 Regulus Award for Education and PAI 1990 Annual Award. In 1992, Marion received another Regulus for Community Service and in 1994 a Robert Jansky Leadership Award. She was also active in forming and promoting ARC, a worldwide enterprise which links astrologers all over the world. In 1998, she was honored by UAC with a Life Achievement Award in recognition of her impressive body of work as an Astrological Leader, Educator, Writer, Mentor and “mother” of UAC.
Marion was listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World.