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Margaret Elizabeth Battles Holmes

Margaret Battles Holmes, 72, died September 12th, 2015. Daughter of Willis R. and Roxy Edith Battles, cherished wife of Thomas E. Campbell, Margaret passed away early on September 12th in her home in Redondo Beach. She is survived by her husband, Tom; step-son, Grady Campbell; his two sons, Cosmo and Django; her siblings, Ralph Battles and Lara Curry; and cousins throughout California. She is predeceased by her son, Christopher E. Holmes, in October of 1991. She was a graduate of Weber State University and held a teaching credential from UCLA.
Margaret worked for many years in the Music Industry; she retired from the Los Angeles Metropolitan Water District, where she did technical writing. She read music before letters and was an accomplished pianist and vocalist. She was a published poet, sculptor, art collector, peacemaker and spinner of whimsy. Her intelligence complimented her loving nature expressed in her wonderful "Thank Goodness" smile.
In lieu of flowers. The family requests that donations be made to the non–profit No Voice Unheard, c/o Diane Koletske, 95 Via San Carlos, Paso Robles, CA 93446 www.novoiceynheard.org and www.pawsofthestreet.org
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Published in Daily Breeze on Sept. 16, 2015
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