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Obituary for Margaret Watson

Margaret Elizabeth Watson, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Margaret was born May 9, 1956 in Augusta, Georgia. Margaret worked with Dr. Fred Lambrou of Retina Associates in Jacksonville for the last 30 years as Chief Retinal Photographer and Director of Clinical Services. Margaret was passionate about going above and beyond for their patients including keeping them entertained with her stories, her vast sock collection and ever fascinating Hawaiian shirts. She cared deeply about putting their patients at ease. Throughout the years she made many friends through her work with Dr Lambrou. As a child into young adulthood, Margaret attended Trinity-on-the-Hill United Methodist Church in Augusta which led her to become a youth director at three different churches before launching into her Ophthalmic Photography career. Wherever she went, she left an impression on those around her with her quick wit, vast knowledge, kindness and generosity. Margaret loved the Georgia Bulldogs, but she loved the Florida Gators more. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Margaret Elizabeth Ledford Watson and Richard E. Watson. Margaret leaves behind her three siblings Anne Watson Fischer, Richard E. Watson, Jr. and Victoria (Jane) Watson, five nephews Kenneth, David and Michael Grier, Christopher Watson, and Conner Coll, and one niece Emily Watson. Margaret also left behind her very special cousin Lou Ledford Miles who helped care for her during her struggle with cancer. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Jacksonville Historical Society or a charity of your choice. A graveside service is planned at Hillcrest Memorial Cemetary in Augusta, Georgia on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. A memorial in Jacksonville will follow in early November.