Carolyn Y. Friend, 80, of Grapevine, Texas, passed away at home surrounded by her family in Grapevine, Texas on Wednesday (Sept. 12, 2012). Born in Newton, Mass. on July 26, 1932, to Louis and Inez Young, she grew-up in Marietta with one sister and one brother, and graduated from Marietta High School, Class of 1950. She attended University of Cincinnati and worked as a technical writer and illustrator.