OBIT: Margaret ‘Peggy’ Burbridge; memorial will be Saturday, May 12

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Margaret “Peggy” Burbridge was born 12/31/31 in Nelson BC Canada. She passed away 12/17/2017 at the age of 85. Peggy is survived by her 3 children Bradley Smith, Stuart Smith and wife Amy Chinen, and Michelle (Smith) Cave and husband Ken. Also three step children Michael Burbridge, Gaylynn Addison, and Brad Burbridge all of Sacramento CA. Peggy adored her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her husband Ralph proceeded her in death in 2013. Peggy passed on their 46th wedding anniversary.

Our Mom was a long time employee of the King County SW Health Department where she was known as “Dr. Peggy”. Although not a medical doctor she was a nursing pioneer and the first Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the area.

Throughout her life Peggy was an avid hobbyist and was game to give almost anything a try. Mom had a lifelong love of both cooking and gardening. Many coveted an invitation to Peggy’s dinner table.

Friends are invited to join us for a Memorial service on Saturday May 12, 2018 at 11 a.m.

Service and reception to be held at Huntington Park Community Center, 1000 S. 248th St., Des Moines, WA 98198.

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