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Margaret M. Daly

Margaret M. Daly

Died: Sunday, May 30, 2004
Age: 85
Former Grosse Pointe Park resident Margaret M. Daly, 85, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., after a brief illness.

Mrs. Daly was born in Detroit and married Hugh C. Daly during World War II. After her husbandís discharge from the U.S. Army, the couple moved to Washington, D.C. In 1954, they returned to Grosse Pointe Park until 1983, when they moved to a farm on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

Mrs. Daly enjoyed volunteer work with hospitalized children and those living in the inner city. When living in Grosse Pointe, she was a member of the Hunt Club and the Country Club of Detroit. She was an active member of the Fontbonne Auxiliary of St. John Hospital and a fundraiser for the United Foundation, the Metropolitan Opera, the Dominican Sister of the Sick and Poor and many other charities.

Mrs. Daly enjoyed sailing, was an excellent swimmer and played tennis for many years and golf until a short time ago. She also enjoyed ice skating, and in her younger years played ice hockey with the boys and young men of her age.

Mrs. Daly and her husband visited all of the countries of Europe and South America, made extended trips to Russia and India and a photo trip to Kenya and Tanzania. She went to Pakistan during a period of internal conflict and drove through the Khyber Pass to Afghanistan. They visited Egypt, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Thailand and Indonesia. She said she would go anywhere as long as she had a reservation.

Mrs. Daly is survived by her husband, Hugh C. Daly; son, Hugh C. (Barbara) Daly Jr. of Roanoke, Va.; daughters, Patricia A. Daly of Baltimore and Peggy (Gary) Collick of suburban Chicago; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Michael, Ryan, Patrick (Estelle), Lauren and Stephen; and great-grandchildren, Sophia and Eleanore.
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