Margaret has eight grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Born in 1909 in Altoona, Kansas, she says she has been able to do a variety of things in her lifetime. In the 1930s she formed the first all Indian Girl Scout troop and taught voice at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma. When she lived on Lake Buchanan she was active in the Lake Buchanan Art Gallery. Still involved in many things today, Margaret is a member of the Heritage Trails Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She still enjoys traveling, watercolor painting, and poetry.
Margaret recently moved to VGF after residing at an independent living senior community for 10 years. “I like it here and I really enjoy it. Long life is a blessing,” Margaret Ryan concluded.