Margaret Symonds Was Island Summer Resident

Margaret Preston Symonds, 91, formerly of Wilton, Conn., died on June 7 in Peterborough, N.H. She was the wife of the late George W. D. Symonds and the mother of the late Robert H. Symonds.

She was a graduate of the Brearley School, attended Vassar College and was a tireless fundraiser for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the Wilton Public Library. She lived in Wilton with her husband for 60 years and summered on Martha's Vineyard for the last 35 years. She was an avid sailor and a member of the East Chop Tennis Club.

Her two sons, George D. Symonds of Sheldon, N.Dak., and David P. Symonds of Key West, Fla., and a daughter, Frances S. Riggs of New Ipswich, N.H., survive her. She leaves four grandchildren: Adrienne W. Symonds and Margaret P. Symonds of Rhode Island and Tristan Riggs and Cooper Riggs of New Hampshire.

Interment will be in Wilton at the Hillside Cemetery on Rt. 33 on Saturday, June 14 at 1 p.m.