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Margaret Cecilia (Allen) Starbuck

July 19, 1932 ~ June 27, 2021 (age 88)


Margaret (Allen) Starbuck, born July 19, 1932, to Clifford William and Marion Ream Allen. Died June 27, 2021.

Preceded in death by husband, Ronald, and brothers; Richard and Joseph Allen.

Survived by sons, Guy (Denise) Waunakee WI, and Clifford (Andrea), Columbus; grandchildren, Creighton, Elizabeth and Jonah Starbuck. Also survived by much-loved step-children, David (Barbara), Warren, NJ, Ann (Dennis) Brown, Westerville, and Joan (Jerry) Defenbaugh, Columbus; grandchildren, Nicholas Starbuck, Joan Lowry, Aleksandr Brown, Anna Brown, Casey Cox, Jacob (Eileen) Defenbaugh; great-grandchildren Kaitlyn Lowry, Collin Lowry, Ellianna Cox, Nathanial Cox, Quentin Cox, Zoey Defenbaugh and Raya Defenbaugh; and brother, John Allen.

A graduate of University High School and a B.A. degree from Ohio State University with a Music major (Delta Omicron Music Honorary). Former Executive Director of the Columbus Bar Association, and former Journals Manager, Ohio State University Press.

Memorial Service July 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 W. Weisheimer Rd.

Friends may greet the family at the church after the service.

In lieu of flowers, friends may contribute to: the School of Music at Ohio State University or the First Unitarian Church of Columbus Ohio. 

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Memorial Service
July 31, 2021

2:00 PM
First Unitarian Universalist Church
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