Obituary: FARR, MARGARET BAILEY

Published: Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:45 p.m. MDT

Margaret Bailey FarrMay 31, 1928 ~ Sept. 28, 2011Margaret Bailey Farr, 83, passed away on September 28, 2011 of complications secondary to cancer of the lungs. She died peacefully at home surrounded by family.She was born May 31, 1928 in Logan, Utah to Reed W. and Adaliene B. Bailey. She moved to Ogden at age 6 and attended Ogden public schools followed by attendance at the University of Utah.Margaret married Boyd J. Farr on August 19, 1949 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. This was followed by moves to Washington D.C., San Francisco, CA; New Haven, CT; and Oakland, CA before reestablishing a home in Ogden, Utah. During this period of time she worked for the United States Forest Service and The Association of Radio Broadcasters.Margaret was a truly gracious lady and a wonderful wife and mother. She enjoyed people and was an excellent conversationalist resulting in participation in many organizations. These included Chi Omega Sorority, Drama Club of Ogden, Literary club (Mystae), Bridge group, Lunch group, Junior League of Ogden, LDS Study Group and several other groups. She served as a member and President of the Utah Musical Theatre Advisory Board. She was a faithful member of the LDS church and served in many organizations throughout her life. Margaret's hobbies included needlepoint, knitting, reading and crossword puzzles.She is survived by her husband Boyd, sister Ann (David) Dee, children: Richard Bailey Farr of Ogden, Ann (Patrick) Lawrence of Salt Lake, Joseph Bailey (Wendy) Farr of Colorado Springs, CO, Julie (Jeff) Hatch of Ogden and 11 grandchildren.Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and her sister and brother-in-law Barbara B. (Ray J.) Behling. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends may visit family on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Lindquist's Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch, 1718 Combe Road.We would like to thank the staff of Intermountain Hospice, Pineview Rehabilitation Center, and Comfort Keepers as well as the many physicians who cared for Margaret.In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity. Send condolences to the family at: www.lindquistmortuary.com