Margaret Josephine Kennedy ("Peggy")
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August 16, 1921 - March 19, 2013
Born of William Reid and Sophie Gladstone in Hyder, Alaska, died at
Vancouver General Hospital. Raised by her mother and a beloved nanny,
Peggy learned her sewing skills early. Involved in the struggle for
social justice and equality in her younger days she lived with
generosity and empathy. Graduating from the University of London with
her PhD. in Psychology she spent her working years in the public
health system in London and back here in B.C. Peggy was a devoted
follower of the arts, constant reader and indefatigable traveller.
Many trips to Haida Gwaii and her steadfast support for the artistic
career of her brother Bill maintained her ties to her Haida heritage.
Ravens and Eagles welcome her home.
Predeceased by her husband Melvin Stuart Kennedy, her daughter
Charlotte, and her brothers, Bill and Bob Reid, she is survived by
her son Melvin, and her grandchildren, Reid Maki, Adrian Bartel, Max
and Claire Prokopenko.
A memorial feast will be held on Saturday, April 13. RSVP to
email@example.com, or phone (604)253-4959.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Mar. 25, 2013