Margaret K. "Maggie" Clark, businesswoman

She had been fundraising director for Boys Town of Maryland

  • Margaret Krause Clark
Margaret Krause Clark (Baltimore Sun )
August 24, 2012|By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun

Margaret K. "Maggie" Clark, a retired businesswoman and former longtime Stoneleigh resident, died Aug. 15 of cancer at Roland Park Place. She was 95.

The daughter of a furniture salesman and a homemaker, Margaret Krause was born in Baltimore and raised on Woodbourne Avenue in Govans.

She was a 1934 graduate of Eastern High School. In 1941, she married Robert Carroll Clark.

During the 1940s and 1950s, she was district manager for Beauty Counselors, a national cosmetics firm. From the 1950s to the late 1960s, she worked in administration for Associated General Contractors.

She was a fundraising director for Boys Town of Maryland during the 1970s and retired at the end of the decade.

Mrs. Clark had lived in Gwynn Oak before moving to Stoneleigh in 1955. Since 1991, she had been a resident of Roland Park Place.

She was a world traveler and collected plates from her travels. She also enjoyed spending time at a summer home that she and her husband owned from 1950 to 1992 in Dewey Beach, Del.

Mrs. Clark served as a member of many committees of the Civic League, Opera Guild and Roland Park Place. She had also been a member for many years of Ascension Lutheran Church in Towson.

Her husband of 53 years, a retired insurance executive, died in 1993.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Roland Park Place, 830 W. 40th St.

Surviving are two daughters, June Clark Taylor of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jon Clark Sullivan of West Bloomfield, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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