Margery W. Telfair, age 85, died November 24, 1994 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Born February 20, 1909 in Passic, New Jersey to Elizabeth V. and Ernest T. Woodworth. Married John Hamilton Telfair, M.D. on October 31, 1938.Margery attended Mt. Holyoke and Wheaten Colleges in New York City. She worked in the fashion industry and was a member of the fashion group TFG. Subsequently, she worked at the Heye Foundation Museum of the American Indian as well as the English Speaking Union. In Salt Lake City, she was actively involved in the Newcomers Club and the Utah Heritage Foundation.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Museum of the American Indian (the Smithsonian Institute), 1 Bowling Green, New York, New York 10004.
She is survived by one daughter, Margot L. Shott, Salt Lake City, Utah; sister, Elizabeth W. McKenzie of Exxes, Conn.; granddaughter, Sher L. Raleigh, Salt Lake City; two nieces, Karen M. Anderson of West Hartford, Conn.; and Helen Telfair, North Catham, Mass.; and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, December 14, 1994 at 12 noon at Evans & Early Mortuary Chapel, 574 East 100 South, Salt Lake.
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