Marion Genevieve Knott, daughter of Knott’s Berry Farm founders Walter and Cordelia Knott, has died at the age of 92, the park announced Wednesday.
We are forever grateful and eternally indebted to both Marion and the entire Knott family. pic.twitter.com/XOOOhnlmy1
— Knott's Berry Farm (@knotts) November 19, 2014
Details on the passing of Knott, the youngest of four siblings, were not announced.
“Marion Knott made significant contributions to the theme park,” according to a park statement. Those contributions include expansion of Knott’s Berry Farm in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s and the addition of an area for children called Camp Snoopy.
Knott is survived by her husband of 35 years, Anthony Montapert, daughter Diane, son Darrel, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be private, according to the park.
— City News Service
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