Margaret Sowma, 105, community activist

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

MARGARET SOWMA (front left) at The Ebell in 2016, seated with Frances McFall with, standing from left, John Welborne, Caroline Moser and Liz Fuller.

Margaret Sowma, 105, died Jan. 10 at St. John of God assisted living, after a battle with COVID-19.

The longtime Windsor Square resident had been a block captain for the Windsor Square Association, an alternate director on the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council and a labor and community activist.

Born in Connecticut, as a child she survived the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. She moved to Los Angeles in 1948 and was an active member in the garment union, and also was a volunteer at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the American Red Cross.

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