Family members told FOX 17 the owner of the popular Marie Catrib’s restaurant passed away Wednesday. They said Marie was such a private person, there will be no funeral or wake.
A native of Lebanon, Catrib lived in Flint, the Upper Peninsula and North Carolina while learning her craft as a pastry chef.
She and her business were closely associated with the local food movement and sustainability.
FOX 17 talked to Catrib in 2009 as part of a feature on how businesses were using social media such as Twitter and Facebook (below.) restaurateur