Margot B Mason, 92, of Surprise, AZ, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2019, with her daughter holding her hand.
She was born to the late Ernest and Henley Breaks, Oct 15, 1926, in Chicago, IL. Margot graduated from Crawfordsville High School, received a Bachelor degree in Dietetics from Miami of Ohio, and Master’s degree in Education.
She married the late USAF Retired Col. Thomas M Mason, her high school sweetheart, in April 1950. Margot is survived by three children: Stephen and Barbara Mason, of Goodyear, AZ; Anne Mason, of Gilbert, AZ; and Sara and Steve Nollette, of Blair, NE. She is also survived by six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and another expected in July. Margot was predeceased by her loving husband in 2003.
Margot worked as a Registered Dietician and was instrumental in the administration of the WIC and Maternal and Infant Health Programs at University of Nebraska Medical Center. Margot and Tom were avid Nebraska Cornhusker football fans, enjoyed traveling, wintering in AZ, and playing golf. Margot was very proud of her children and grandchildren maintaining her welcoming nature with everyone even as her health declined.
Memorial service and burial ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019” at 2:00 PM at the Calvary Cemetery in Crawfordsville, IN. The family requests that people make donations in support of Alzheimer’s research to www.alz.org or to the WIC Program of Douglas County at www.wicprograms.org, in lieu of sending flowers. Please join Margot’s family in sharing memories, pictures or videos on her tribute wall at www.caminodelsol.com.