Margaret Ann Ferris recently passed away, she was 88 years old. Margaret was born in Colorado and moved to Galveston in 1958 with her family, son Jeffry Wayne, daughter Sue Ann and husband Doyle.
Margaret received her BA and Masters Degrees in history from the University of Houston. Margaret enjoyed a successful teaching career, retiring in 1995. Margaret taught at Crockett Elementary School, Trinity Episcopal School, and spent the last 20 years of her career teaching history at Ball High School.
Margaret was a patron of the arts, enjoyed traveling and writing. During her career, Margaret was an active member of several local and state education boards and committees. In 2011 Margaret published the children’s book, Bart the Batronaut. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Her daughter, Sue Ann, her nephew Ross Tedter, and her niece June Vice survive Margaret. The family has designated the Galveston Education Foundation to receive donations in Margaret’s memory. These memorial donations will be earmarked for the First-year Teacher Academy program. GISD Educational Foundation, PO Box 660, Galveston TX 77553.