Lenore Marjory Walker “Peggy” to her friends and family died of an apparent heart attack in her apartment, morning of November 8, 2002. nine days shy of her 81st birthday. She was born in San Francisco to Angelo M. May a clothing manufacturer, and Lucille Greenfield May. Her eldest brother Angelo May Jr. was a leading cardiac surgeon in the city of San Francisco. Another brother was Robert M. May of Hillsborough, a manufacturer’s representative. Elsbeth June Bauman wife of Rabbi Morton Bauman, was her older sister.
Also preceding her death were her Aunts Carrie and Hilda May and Uncles Felix and Milton May.
Surviving members of her generation are John May a San Francisco businessman who is her younger brother, his wife Bettty, a businesswoman, and Robert Mays‘ widow Lillian a retired shoolteacher.
She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years John Thomas Walker Sr. He passed away in 1993. John served in the US Navy from 1939 to 1945. then worked in the construction trade until retirement.
She is survived by children Julie Fogel of Ollala, Washington, Tom Walker a labor policy analyst of Vancouver Canada, and Jim Walker, a Realtor, of Roseville California, Grandchildren and great grandchildren Micah, Zack, Dan, Xander, and Anya Fogel of Washington State. Jessica Walker Templeton, Ian Templeton, Amy Walker, and Rueben Walker of British Columbia, Canada, Lucy and Phoebe Walker of Roseville, California.
Peggy Walker attended Loyola High and graduated Washington High in San Francisco and worked for the United States Government during World War 2.
After the war she raised her family in the San Francisco Peninsula cities of San Carlos, Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Santa Clara and was active in her children's organized activities and community affairs. After John retired they moved north to Santa Rosa.
Peggy is remembered fondly by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Cremains to be placed in May Family crypt, Home of Peace Cemetery, Colma CA. Date TBD