Dr. Margaret E. Elliot

Date of Death

October 16, 2022

Dr. Margaret E. Elliot, 89, passed away at her home in Yorba Linda, California on October 16th after a short illness.  Margaret started her career teaching Elementary Physical Education in the Santa Barbara City Schools.  She collaborated with Dr. Marian Anderson and Jeanne La Berge to write 3 editions of the elementary textbook, Play with a Purpose.

She was a professor at California State University at Fullerton and finish he career as  Executive Director of Physical Education and Health Project for the State of California.

Margaret will be missed by her partner Ann and her nieces Robyn (Jim) Small of Lompoc,  Kim(Chris) Holmes of Templeton, and Lisa (Greg) Dellinger of Palmer, AK. and her nephews Kevin Elliot (Sharon Knoeppel) of San Miguel, Dennis Elliot (Wendy Cronin) of Atascadero, Dan (Janis) Elliot of Blue Springs, MO, and Kelly (Debi) Newbury of Dade City, FL.

A Scholarship in the Kinesiology Department for an outstanding student teacher has been established in her name at California State University, Fullerton.


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