Mary Hull passed away at The Fountains of La Cholla on December 29, 2020. She was 93
Mary was born in Santa Monica, CA. She graduated from Pomona College with a biology
degree, working in genetic research at Cal Tech and later as a laboratory technologist at St.
Mary’s Hospital in Tucson.
Mary was married to the late Herbert M Hull, Ph.D. for 60 years. They led a very active life
enjoying swimming, hiking, reading, and gardening. They traveled the world, and visited most of
the nation’s national parks. Mary was a dedicated volunteer including hosting foreign exchange
students and their wives and was very active with Meals on Wheels. She was also active with
4H students teaching sewing and cooking. Mary was an enthusiastic member and fundraiser
for college scholarships with PEO for over 60 years.
She had many talents including gardening, entertaining and gourmet cooking. She loved
camping and had an avid love for nature. She and Herbert were strong supporters of the
National Parks, the Sierra Club, and biological research.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. James and Mary Mattison, brother Dr. James
Mattison, Jr. and her husband Herber Hull, Ph.D. She is survived by her daughter Laurie Hull
of Tucson, Dr. Daniel Hull (Janice) of San Diego, granddaughter Jennifer Hull (California),
and grandson Dr. Jason Hull (Pennsylvania).
Due to Covid, a formal memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations to a Charity of choice.
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