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Mary Margaret Gaynor Fallis, American publisher. Recipient Citation award, Oklahoma House of Representatives, 1978, Plaque of Appreciation, Oklahoma Osteopathic Society, 1975, Plaque, National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1981.

Background

Fallis, Mary Margaret Gaynor was born on February 19, 1924 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Philip Patrick and Ethel (Williams) Gaynor.

Career

Feature writer, photographer Weekly Highlights, Kansas City, Missouri, 1946—1947. Reporter St. Joseph Gazette, 1947—1951. Writer Tulsa Tribune, 1961—1968.

Editor, public Tulsalite, Inc., Tulsa, since 1967. Founder, public Spotlite.

Membership

Trustee William Allen White Foundation, Lawrence, Kansas, since 1983. Past president Parent-Teachers Association. Member Tulsa Opera Guild, Tulsa Ballet Guild, Volunteer Council Tulsa Philharmonic Society.

Past state president Sooner chapter Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Honorary director March of Dimes. Chairman Mother's March.

Director Theatre Tulsa, Tulsa Alliance Classical Theatre, American Theatre Company. Member of American Society Interior Designers (affiliate), Women in Communications, National Society Interior Designers (honorary), Summit Club, Tulsa Press Club, Alpha Omicron Pi, Beta Sigma Phi, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Gordon Douglas Fallis, October 8, 1950. Children: Lynn, Nancy, Mark, Dean, Keith.

father:
Philip Patrick Gaynor

mother:
Ethel (Williams) Gaynor

spouse:
Gordon Douglas Fallis

children:
Lynn Fallis

Nancy Fallis

Mark Fallis

Dean Fallis

Keith Fallis