Theresa Langron Megeath|
1951 ~ 2013
Theresa Langron Megeath, age 62, died March 18, 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma after a long battle with cancer. Theresa was a brilliant medical professional, educator, wife, homemaker and grandmother. Her influence and love will be sorely missed by all who loved her.
She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 3, 1951 to Patrick Joseph and Marjorie May Westcott Langron, who both preceded her in death. Theresa was also preceded in death by two brothers Dennis and James.
She is survived by her husband Michael J Megeath; son, Michael V A Megeath; grandchildren, Hailey and Sierra; siblings Bernadette Bullock (Dwayne); John Langron; Rose Adams; and numerous loving cousins, nieces and nephews, and especially Pauline Durand.
Theresa earned her BA in English in 1975 and an MEd in special education in 1995 from the University of Utah. She was fluent in Farsi.
Theresa spent 16 years with a noted psychiatrist in Salt Lake City, Utah and then taught special education in Salt Lake's Granite School District.
This was followed by a career in the Broken Arrow School District where she was awarded Lynn Wood Elementary School's Teacher of the Year for 2005.
Theresa loved to read biographies, travel and was a genius at planning trips.
Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday both at Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Chapel. 918-291-3500.
Family requests memorials be made to the National Exchange Club's Foundation for the Prevention of Child Abuse and the Scottish Rite Ritecare Childhood Language Clinic.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Mar. 21, 2013