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Margaret Joyce "Peggy" Barr

1940 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Margaret Joyce "Peggy" Barr Obituary
Margaret (Peggy) J. Barr (b. 6/20/40) died Thursday. An accomplished leader and author in university student affairs, she retired in 2000 as VP, Student Affairs, Northwestern University. She earned a BS in Elementary Ed from the State University College - Buffalo, a Master's degree from the South Illinois University - Carbondale and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas - Austin, and was a Fulbright Scholar. Ms. Barr was an active board member of Northwestern University Settlement Assoc. She loved knitting, pottery, reading and crosswords and was a formidable Scrabble player. Predeceased by parents William and Cordelia, siblings Constance (Honeck) and Gary; and nephew John. Survived by nephews and niece Brian, Suzanne, Thomas; great nephews/nieces Hayden, Liam, Megan and Kate. Memorial service - Wed., June 13 4 p.m.; Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern U. Memorials: Northwestern Settlement House
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from June 10 to June 11, 2018
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