Margaret Griffiths was married to George Griffiths and was the stepmother to Blair Griffiths. She was born in England in 1920 and moved to Canada in 1953 after serving in the British Women’s Auxiliary Air Force in the Second World War. During the Battle of Britain, she worked on the first experimental radar. She lived much of her later life on Galiano Island, British Columbia, where she was a respected community leader and devoted activist. Margaret died in April 2016 at the age of 96.