ILWACO - Long Beach resident Margery Friday Campbell died June 2, 2003 in Ilwaco after a lengthy illness. She was 78 years old.
The daughter of Elmer and Mildred (Marrs) Friday she was born in Tombstone, Ariz., on April 17, 1925.
In the mid-1930s she and her family moved to California where she attended school and graduated from high school in Berkeley, Calif. Later she attended Portland Community College and obtained a degree in medical records.
On Sept. 1, 1946 she married Ronald H. Campbell and they made their home in Eugene, Ore. Employed as a medical records technician she was head of the medical records department at Holladay Park Hospital in Portland, until her retirement in 1986. Fourteen years ago she and her husband moved to the Peninsula and made Long Beach their retirement home.
Mrs. Campbell was active in the Ilwaco Heritage Museum volunteer program and the Blue Sawhorse pet program. A very talented woodcarver she had a special interest in Northwest Native American art. She enjoyed reading and loved animals. A favorite hobby was sewing beds for the pets at the Humane Society.
Survivors include her husband Ronald Campbell; son Scot Campbell of Foster City, Calif., and daughter Cory McKeown of Seaview; two grandsons and her beloved pets Bobby, Molly and Joe.
At her request no public service is scheduled. The family suggests that those wishing to make memorial donations send them to the South Pacific County Humane Society, 330 Second Street, Long Beach, WA 98631 or to the charity of choice. Cremation arrangements by Penttila's Chapel by The Sea, Long Beach.