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Cameron, Margaret Bell
Ann Arbor, MI
Age 83, died peacefully on January 4, 2000 at the Arbor Hospice Residence. She was born on December 11, 1916, in Winnetka, IL, the daughter of Laird and Natalie Fairbank Bell. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1935 with a degree in Art History. While working at the Oriental Institute in Chicago, she met and married University of Michigan Professor George G. Cameron; he preceded her in death in 1979. She was a trustee for many years at Bryn Mawr College in Philadelphia, University of Chicago, Carleton College in Northfield, MN, which awarded her an honorary doctoral degree in Human Letters in 1976. Surviving family members are her daughters, Elizabeth ("Buffie") Clark of Yelm, WA, Mary Cameron Driver (Clint Driver) of Ann Arbor; a step-son, Douglas (Elizabeth) Cameron of Ann Arbor; two sisters, Natalie (Sam) Brown of Tacoma, WA and Frances ("Boots") Osgood of Bainbridge Island, WA; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. Margaret will be fondly remembered for her intellect, her ready smile, her love of art, music, and the written word; and her generosity as a philanthropist and volunteer in many local community service agencies. Memorial service information will be announced. Arrangements by Muehlig Funeral Chapel. Charitable contributions may be made to Arbor Hospice, 2366 Oak Valley, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 or St. Andrews Episcopal Church Breakfast Program, 306 N. Division, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. God Speed, Mom. We love you.