Margaret Blair(1926 - 2013)

photoMargaret Zeder Blair passed away in Delray Beach, FL on April 11, 2013. Peggy was born March 14, 1926 to Fred M and Lucille Zeder. She was raised in Grosse Pointe, MI, educated at the Kingswood School, Bloomfield Hills, MI, and graduated with a BS from Northwestern University, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She married Gordon R Blair in 1948 and celebrated 62 happy years of marriage. They raised their family in Northfield, IL where she was active in The Chicago Lighthouse and Christ Church in Winnetka. She was an accomplished and prolific needlepoint artist. She was preceded in death by Gordon and their son, Geoffrey Blair of Australia, and survived by Leslie Piercy (Richard), daughter-in-law Stephanie Blair, Brian (Lexi) Blair, and Christopher (Ruth) Blair, nine grandchildren and three (now four!) great-grandchildren. Services are private. Donations may be made to The Chicago Lighthouse,1850 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608-1298.

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Apr. 21, 2013