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ANDOVER, MA: Margaret R. (Peggy) Keck, 92, of Andover, died peacefully at home January 15, 2016. She was born on June 18, 1923, in New Canaan, Conn., to William and Sarah (Weberg) Ramsey. She received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester, and a Masters from Indiana University. She was married to James C. Keck in 1947, who died in 2010.

She is survived by her children, Robert L. Keck of Rochester, N.Y., and Patricial A. Keck of Andover, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.

Peggy was a member of the Andover Planning Board for many years. She had an active interest in land conservation and served on the board of the Andover Village Improvment Society, which named the Peggy Keck Reservation in her honor on her retirement. She was also active in The Trustees of Reservations and other conservation organizations.

Her services and interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Andover Village Improvement Society (AVIS), Post Office Box 5097, Andover, MA 01810. To sign the family guest book, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com Arrangements have been entrusted to the Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence Street, Andover.
Published on  January 19, 2016
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