Margot Ruth Dickie
07/29/1946 - 09/08/2021
Margot answered God’s call on September 8 with husband John at her side after a long illness.
Margot was born 29 July 1946 to the late Austin Corbett and Ruth Bogle in Saint John NB Canada. She was their only child however her dearest friend Bonnie Rogers (Gregg) was born 11 day earlier in the same delivery room and was the sister she didn’t have. She attended Saint John Vocational High School where she was active in Student council. As a freshman she met John Dickie a senior. They married following John’s graduation from Engineering school and moved to Seattle where Margot worked in a Bank and John joined Boeing. Following 3 years in Miami they relocated to Montreal for 28 years where John was with Air Canada.
While raising her family in Montreal she was busy launching 3 musical theater organizations for a local high school, university and her church. She produced the first production of the Musical Anne of Green Gables outside of Prince Edward Island in Hong Kong. She also was on the Board of Montreal Playwriters Workshop.
John’s career in aviation took them to Washington DC where Margot was the President of the Canadian Club of Washington DC. She also started 2 International Gourmet clubs which continued for over 25 years. Margot and John were cofounders of a birthday group in Dallas TX with 5 couples having the same birthday as Margot and they met for 38 years to celebrate. She loved to entertain and was famous for her Frogmore Stew.
Margot was active in Anglican churches wherever she lived, including head of alter guild, vestry and choir. She collected friends from around the world and nurtured everyone. Margot loved people and bringing them together. She was fun to be with.
Margot’s greatest accomplishment was raising her 2 children and 2 grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by daughter Ruth-Anne and son in law George of Herndon VA, son John Douglas of Saint John New Brunswick and grandchildren Rebecca of Herndon VA and Noah of FT. Stewart Savannah GA.
Funeral arrangements are planned as follows
Sarasota – St Boniface Episcopal Church Siesta Key 5615 Midnight Pass Road Wednesday September 22 2021 at 11:00– and
Canada – St. Pauls Anglican Church Oak Point New Brunswick Wednesday October 13 2021 with interment in the church cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers please send donations to St. Boniface Episcopal Church Siesta Key (US) and St. Pauls Anglican Church Oak Point (Canada).