MARTHA KAY LEQUEUX
Kay, as she was called in the family, passed away on September 10, 2018, after a strong battle with cancer. Born in Richmond and settled in Mathews, VA, she was a caring daughter of the late Major Rene G. Lequeux and Martha Scott Lequeux. She was a devoted life partner to Gary Klien and their beloved pet Mattie; a loving sister to Jamie Lequeux, Scotti Lequeux, Michele Schultz and Holly (Steven) Matthews; adoring aunt to nephew James (Angela) Tierney and their children Kayden and Liam; niece Erin Grecu, and daughter Abby; nephew Nolan Schultz; nephews Shane and William Matthews; and niece Sarah (Shawn) Nelson. An 18-year resident of University Park, MD, she loved her home, the community and its people. Kay received her BS Degree in Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and earned a MS Degree in Human Relations from Golden State University. Her awards include Outstanding Young Women of America; the TWIN Award Hampton, Virginia; and she was a finalist for the Leadership Greater Washington HR Leadership Award (member class of 2006). Kay spent her career serving in Human Resources, including executive positions with The Washington Post, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the National Association of Social Workers. She served on numerous charitable boards including WORC and Goodwill Greater Washington. The family is taking time to plan a celebration of her life's walk among so many fortunate people.
Published by The Washington Post on Sep. 27, 2018.