Lucy Iglehart Howard, an accomplished horsewoman and tennis player who was the widow of a prominent Baltimore physician, died Wednesday after a stroke at her Green Spring Valley home, Waverly. She was 82.
Services for Mrs. Howard will be held at noon tomorrow at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, St. Thomas Lane and Garrison Forest Road.
The former Lucy James Iglehart was born in Baltimore and
educated at the Garrison Forest School. She married Dr. John Eager Howard in 1927. Dr. Howard, professor emeritus of medicine at the Johns Hopkins Medical School, died in 1985.
Both she and her husband were active tennis players. She continued to play until she was in her 70s.
A horsewoman since childhood, she had been a fox hunter and won prizes in horse shows riding her mare, Sultana. She owned horses that ran in both flat and jumping races, including High Julep, Atos, Victory Edition and Skaneatles.
She is survived by a son, William James Howard of Garrison; a daughter, Lucy Anne Calhoun Howard of New York City; two sisters, Angelica Peale Allan of Garrison and Elizabeth Graham Dun Blair of Lake Bluff, Ill.; a brother, Francis N. Iglehart of Monkton; and four grandchildren.