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Martha Kenyon Peck  Burgess
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Obituary for Martha Kenyon Peck Burgess

Martha Burgess Martha (Mardy) Burgess, age 86 of Annapolis, MD, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday May 10, 2018, surrounded by family and loved ones.

Mardy was born May 24,1931 to George Francis Peck and Edith Gertrude Peck in Scranton, PA.  She married Newton A Burgess in 1952, and from that union she was blessed with her beloved children Cynthia and Kenneth.

Dr. Burgess received her PhD and Masters degrees in Education from the Union Institute in 1993 and BA from Middlebury College in 1952.

In 1976 she met Albert Brown, the love of her life.Initially, they resided in Bethesda, MD, and then moved to Baywoods of Annapolis. They shared many interests and traveled extensively throughout their lives together.

She used her interests in the environment, conflict resolution, science, and spirituality to make the world a better place. She was a dynamic member of Annapolis Friends Meeting and an active member of her Baywoods community.

Mardy is survived by her devoted life partner Albert Brown, her daughter Cynthia Cosbey (Steve); son Kenneth Burgess, stepsons Geoffrey Brown (Patria) and Michael Brown, six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Mardy’s memorial service will be celebrated on-
Saturday June 16 2018, from 1pm to 4pm, at the
Annapolis Friends Meeting House-
351 Dubois Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401, USA.

 In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation at,, and to the American Friends Service Committee at,, or any charity of your choice.

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