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Margaret Ferris 1920 - 2014
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April 22, 2014
I've just today found out about Margaret's passing on. I met Margaret many years ago, when my family and I lived in Appleton, Wisconsin, and I joined the Appleton chapter of SHHH. I remember Margaret telling me the story of how she and Gar met. It was on a train, and Margaret said she sat on Gar's hat by mistake, and Gar became annoyed and said, "You're sitting on my hat!" That's what she told me, about how they met.

Later, when my family and I moved to Maine, and I attended Bowdoin College, Margaret came to visit me there. It was a wonderful visit, and Gar's two sisters visited with me there too, whom I met through Margaret.

While still living in Appleton, I also wrote a chapter in Margaret's book, "Bright Silence."

Margaret will be very much missed, not only by me but by many others. My deep condolences to Margaret's family.
March 04, 2014
we will miss you mrs. ferris here is a candle to light your way to heaven
March 04, 2014
mrs.ferris was a wonderful lady class is dismissed mrs.ferris rip
February 28, 2014
Margaret was truly a special and unique woman. Her dedication to the Hearing Impaired was unsurpassed. She had a major impact on our lives also! We remember her fondly.
David and Karen Schallhorn
(Colleagues and friends)
February 27, 2014
She was an awesome lady. I am sorry to hear her death but she is in a better place now. She had done a lot for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for many years.
February 27, 2014
Dear Peggy and Family,
Thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Peace,
Jodi White Jones
February 27, 2014
My husband Paul Reiser and I are members of The Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. We will be forever grateful to have known Margaret and forever grateful that she helped to found our beloved Fellowship. Our deepest sympathies.
February 27, 2014
I am so very deeply saddened to hear of this news. Mrs. Margaret Ferris had such a great impact on me and my life, and I owe it all to her. She was my teacher during my preschool years, at ages 3 and 4. She taught me to speak and read lips, among other things, and for that I am forever grateful. She helped shape me into the person I am today. May she rest in peace.
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