Margot Pettijohn

Obituary of Margot Kahn Pettijohn

It is with great sadness that the family of Margot Kahn Pettijohn announces her passing on December 16, 2018 at the age of 72 years. Margot was born July 28, 1946 and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. Margot attended high school at the Friends School in Baltimore, Maryland, Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, and worked as a computer systems analyst for the federal government. Margot had a lifelong passion for swimming, horses, and photography. She started swimming competitively as a young girl and again as a member of the Montgomery Ancient Mariners Swim Team. Margot loved horses and enjoyed volunteering in recent years at Great and Small, a therapeutic center. Margot followed in her father's footsteps with her passion for capturing life's moments with photography. Margot will be lovingly remembered by her husband of almost 50 years, Kenneth Pettijohn, her two daughters, Cheryl Stuntz (Conrad) and Michelle Powell (Andy), and her four loving grandchildren, Cooper, Alexis, Madelyn, and Kathryn. Margot was preceeded in death by her sister, Nancy Kahn Cohen, father, S. Frank Kahn, and her mother, Jane Strouse Kahn. A memorial service will be held for Margot on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Visitor's Center Auditorium at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland, 20902. In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make a donation in Margot's name to Great and Small, 17320 Moore Road, Boyds, Maryland, 20841.
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