Marie LeFevre Karp died peacefully after a period of declining health in New York City on April 12th, 2019 at the age of 68.

Marie is survived by her daughter Caitlin Keidel and son Christopher Keidel of New York City, her sisters Jeanne Van Vlandren of Durham, NC and Suzanne Goldman of Bear, DE; and her brother William M. LeFevre III of Durham, NC.

She is preceded in death by her parents William M. LeFevre, Jr. and Ada Marie LeFevre.

Marie was born on July 27, 1950, in New York City and lived there most of her life. Her marriages to James F. Keidel and Richard Karp ended in divorce. After a long and successful career in broadcast advertising, Marie retired as VP of Broadcast Negotiations at TelAmerica Media in 2015.

Cremation and Interment will be private. A celebration of her life will be scheduled at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in Marie’s memory may be made to American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or online at

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