Marjorie Elliott de Oduber

1926-2015 Marjorie Elliott Sypher was born in Ottawa, Canada in 1926. Her parents were Gideon Colin Fraser Elliott Smith and Mary Marjorie Sypher. Gideon Elliott, a civil engineer and lawyer, served in some of Canada’s highest political and diplomatic roles and was appointed Royal Advisor. His wife had been a teacher in Manitoba and graduated […]

Daniel Oduber Quirós: a Costa Rican Hero

Many remember my father for having been the President of the Republic of Costa Rica from 1974 until 1978, and for his political career, developed through many years from his participation in the Center for the Study of National Problems, as a member of the Founding Board of the Second Republic, as a participant of […]

An Antarctic Honeymoon

2007 was a magical year for me. I spent most of the year training for the Chicago marathon, was able to accomplish my goal in October, thinking this would allow me to get fit for our wedding. In November, we had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends who flew in from all over the […]