Darlene Marcos Shiley: Net Worth, Marriage, Parents, Wiki

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Who is Darlene Marcos Shiley?

Darlene Marcos Shiley is a leader, change-maker, and inspiration in the San Diego community and beyond. She is the president of The Shiley Foundation and a renowned patron of the arts, medical research, and education.

Mrs. Shiley’s philanthropy has benefited numerous institutions, including the Old Globe Theater, the University of California San Diego, the University of San Diego, Scripps Clinic, the Salk Institute, San Diego State University Shiley Bio Science Center, Public Broadcasting Service’s Masterpiece Theater, The University of Portland, and KPBS Public Radio and Television.

She has spoken at numerous organizations on a wide variety of topics, including speaking about “The Love for Humanity” with OLP students during an Architects of Change live conversation. It was during this event that Ms. Shiley shared that she has committed to creating a transformational gift toward Limitless: The Campaign for OLP.

Ms. Shiley’s generous $ 2 million donations, the largest cash gift ever received by the school, was used to renovate and rebuild the newly renovated academic building, the Shiley Center for Science and Innovation.

Ms. Shiley’s support and leadership are greatly appreciated as OLP takes this momentous step forward. Her meaningful contribution to Boundless and her passion to support the education of young women creates a stronger future for OLP and the girls we serve.

Biography

Darlene Marcos Shiley was born on January 19, 1920, in Yakima, Washington, and died on July 31, 2010.
He invented the Bjork–Shiley valve, which is a prosthetic heart valve.
He graduated from the University of Portland in 1951, where he studied engineering.
He earns a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Portland.

He worked alongside his brothers during the Great Depression but quickly discovered that his interest and ability were in “fixing things” on the farm.

Real NameDonald Pearce Shiley
Nickname Donald
Profession Biomedical Engineering
Working Company NameBjork–Shiley Valve
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Wife Name/ SpousePat
Physical Status 
Age90 Years [Age 90]
HeightIn centimeters- 178 cm In meters- 1.78 m In Feet Inches-5’10”
WeightIn Kilograms- 70 kg In Pounds- 155 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Shoe Size7 US
Personal Information
Date of Birth 19th January 1920
Birth PlaceYakima, Washington
Zodiac signNot Known
NationalityAmerican
School NameN/A
College NameUniversity of Portland
QualificationsBiomedical Engineering
Family Profile
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Wife NamePat
Career 
Source Of IncomeN/A
Appeared InDonated $12 million to the University of Portland
Net Worth, SalaryN/A

Wiki, Wikipedia

Darlene Marcos Shiley was born in Yakima, Washington on 19th January 1920 and died on 31 July 2010.
He worked alongside his brothers during the Great Depression but quickly discovered that his interest and ability were in “fixing things” on the farm.
He earns a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Portland.

Net Worth

Darlene Marcos Shiley’s net worth is estimated to be a million dollars. For the Shiley Center for Science and Innovation, she donated $2 million. Darlene Shiley, Shiley Foundation Chair, gave $5 million to MASTERPIECE’s 50th Anniversary Fund.

Marriage

Darlene Marcos Shiley, Bjork’s late wife, and Shiley valve inventor Donald Shiley’s wife survived him until his death.
How is she now?
Darlene is president of The Shiley Foundation.

Darlene is a San Diego community leader, change-maker, and inspirational figure who supports medical research, the arts, and education.

Darlene Marcos Shiley Facts

  • Darlene Marcos Shiley is British and could be white in ethnicity.
  • Shiley is the president of The Shiley Foundation.
    She has aided the Old Globe Theater and UC San Diego.
  • Darlene Marcos Shiley’s net worth is estimated to be a million dollars.
    For the Shiley Center for Science and Innovation, she donated $2 million.
  • Darlene Shiley, Shiley Foundation Chair, gave $5 million to MASTERPIECE 50th Anniversary Fund.
    She also donated to Miss Scarlet and Duke.
  • Darlene Marcos Shiley was Donald Shiley’s second wife.
    She stayed until Donald died.
    He passed away on 31 July 2010 due to poor health conditions.
    Her late husband Donald invented the Bjork–Shiley valve prosthetic heart valve.
  • She appears to have no children from her marriage to Donald.
    Her family includes four step-children and five grandchildren.
  • Unlike her late husband, Darlene is a world newcomer.
    So, no biography on Wikipedia.
    Regardless, we’re here to reveal Darlene’s personal life.
  • Darlene Marcos Shiley’s age now
    Her exact age is unknown.
    Once it’s available, we’ll update this fact.
    Darlene Marcos Shiley seems to be not a social media enthusiast as there are no social media handles under her name.

Education, Childhood

Darlene Marcos Shiley was born in Yakima, Washington on 19th January 1920 and died on 31 July 2010.
He earns a bachelor’s degree from the University of Portland.
Shiley was a scholarship student at Oregon State University, the state’s land-grant institution, but left to join the Navy and serve in World War II.
He graduated first in his class in 1951.

Career

Shiley began her career at Edwards Laboratories, the first manufacturer of artificial heart valves, located in Orange County, California, south of Los Angeles.
His first valve, developed in collaboration with American cardiologist Kay, was the world’s first disc heart valve.
Later in the same area, he founded his own company, Shiley Laboratories.

Donation, Legacy

Shiley and Darlene donated $12 million to the University of Portland’s School of Engineering in March 2007 for renovations.