Margaret Crow, Prominent Art Philanthropist, Dies at 94

Margaret Doggett Crow, courtesy of the Dallas Morning News.

Margaret Doggett Crow, courtesy of the Dallas Morning News.

Margaret Crow, art collector, philanthropist and wife of famed developer Trammell Crow, died from natural causes at her home in Dallas Friday night, the Dallas Morning News reports . Crow and her husband were world travelers and amassed one of the best Asian art collections in the world, founding the Crow Collection of Asian Art to showcase it in 1998.  Since then, the Crow Collection has established itself as one of the anchor museum tenants in the Dallas Arts District, helping push that area’s reputation for excellence.

Crow, who was a survivor of the SS Athenia when it became the first British ship sunk by a Nazi U-boat in World War II, leaves behind five children, many of whom are active supporters of the arts just as their parents were, including daughter Lucy Billingsley, owner of a prominent real estate company that operates out of the Arts District.

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