WAITSFIELD - Lady Munro, 88, of Waitsfield, Vermont, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center. Lady Munro was born Marguerite L. Loy on December 16, 1927, in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of Martha (Buckley) Loy and Franklin R. Loy. She married Sir Alasdair T.I. Munro on March 6, 1954, in Bethesda, Maryland, and enjoyed 60 years of marriage before his death in 2014. Lady Munro was a graduate of Hunter College in New York and later founded and was CEO of Alba Antiques in Waitsfield. Throughout her years in business, she traveled all around the East Coast and Scotland buying and selling antiques. She was a longtime member and founder of the St. Andrews Society of Vermont, was a volunteer for the Vermont United Way and helped establish the early Life Line network in the Mad River Valley. In her leisure time she enjoyed knitting, making stockings and sweaters for her grandchildren, and was an avid reader. Lady Munro is survived by her children; Sir Keith Munro, 7th Bt., Karen Munro MacMichael; grandchildren Zachary A. Munro, MacKenzie C. Munro, Josh M. MacMichael and Kasie Burnell, and Blake T.I. MacMichael; great-grandchildren, Payton H. MacMichael and Skylar M. MacMichael; brothers-in-law; Irene and Paul Neal, and Marjorie and Robert Neal; a niece and nephews. There will be no services, per her request. She will be inurned at the family cemetery in Lindertis, Kirriemuir, Scotland. For those who wish, memorial gifts would be appreciated to the St. Andrews Society of Vermont Scholarship Foundation, 334 Quechee Road, Hartland VT 05048; or to the Mad River Valley Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 305, Waitsfield VT 05673. Assisting the family is the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury. To send online condolences please visit www.perkinsparker.com or the funeral home Facebook page.
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