North East official, Margaret Watson, has passed away after
a short illness on Wednesday 18th October 2017.
Many people will remember Margaret with fondness.
Many, many years of service both on the road, country and track as a track judge.
It was only a few days ago that we heard she
had been taken ill, she will be greatly missed.
Margaret has been involved in athletics since the 1950s when she was a young member of Heaton Harriers.
She helped develop Wallsend Harriers when it reformed in the late 70s and coached male and female sprinters.
Margaret was a member of the club's management committee for many years.
In the 90s she became a UK: Athletics qualified technical official and was a Track & Field judge,
as well as a Road and Cross Country official.
Margarets funeral will take place
at 3pm on Thursday 2nd November
at Preston Crematorium, Tynemouth, NE29 9NJ.
It will be a humanist ceremony.