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“Dear Joe and Peggy, We send our heartfelt sympathy. We also know that she did much good during her shortened life and that she is reaping the...Read More »
1 of 49 | Posted by: Gary & Sandy Poehling - NC

“Dearest Munch - It is now April 2007, and I am thinking of you as I often do. This web site allows me to "touch" you again, and for that I am...Read More »
2 of 49 | Posted by: Margie Annis Arnett - VA

“Losing a daughter One should never have to bury a child, least of all One so young. Your life, your laughter, your sunshine, Gone away from here...Read More »
3 of 49 | Posted by: Pat Singleton Achimovic - Bowie, MD

“Joe and Peggy, After reading the numerous memorials to Marguerite I feel like I know her in some small way. She was loved by many and her life...Read More »
4 of 49 | Posted by: Mary Ann Gurkowski and Chris Bracken - TX

“Dear Joe and Peggy: Margie just emailed about the terrible loss of your daughter. If you can remember me, I am her friend from Texas who now...Read More »
5 of 49 | Posted by: Kathy Shelton - High Point, NC

“Dearest Munchkin, Through the years you stood as a testament to courage, endurance, faith and fortitude. You faced frightening and painful...Read More »
6 of 49 | Posted by: Marjorie Annis Arnett - VA

“Dear Peggy & Joe, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of Marguerite. I know, from listening to you talk about her, that she has touched your...Read More »
7 of 49 | Posted by: Sonja Craythorne - Key Biscayne, FL

“My heart is richer for it holds the warmth of Marguerite's smile. She was truly exceptional among all the very special young men and women of Beacon...Read More »
8 of 49 | Posted by: Betsy StoutMorrill - Inverness, FL

“Joe and Peggy What a beautiful Young Lady. How proud you must be to have called her "Daughter". My heart is with you. Susie Webb ”
9 of 49 | Posted by: Susan Webb - Camden-wyoming, DE

“Larry and I spoke with Abigail this afternoon. She had left a message for us while we were in Fl. We are sadden by this news about Marguerite but...Read More »
10 of 49 | Posted by: larry and christine macbean - NC

“Dear Family and Friends of Marguerite, My daughter Tara attended Duane Lake Academy with Marguerite. We were touched by her gentle spirit and...Read More »
11 of 49 | Posted by: Susan McCutcheon - Austin, TX

“Carol and I wish to extend our heartfelt condolences during your and Peggy's time of loss. Sorry we couldn't be there to help share some of your...Read More »
12 of 49 | Posted by: Martin Guerrero, MD - San Antonio, TX

“Joe, it is with great sorry that I write this. As I read the comments above I can only imagine your sorrow. Robert Jarrett ”
13 of 49 | Posted by: Robert Jarrett - Hanover, NH

“Peggy---just spoke to Lynette and learned of your famlies loss and wanted you to know you all are in my thoughts..... Chris ”
14 of 49 | Posted by: chris cooney - downers grove, IL

“To Marguerite's Family, Although I don't know you personally, I want to thank you for sharing your beautiful daughter with me. Through our...Read More »
15 of 49 | Posted by: Vicki Reed - Austin, TX

“I remember Marguerite as a bouncy little four-year-old, a favorite student in my preschool class. She was a delightful child and I will always...Read More »
16 of 49 | Posted by: Carol Shay - Austin, TX

“Munchkin's grace was an inspiration to all who were lucky enough to know her. Our world is a little better because she was here. Love and prayers to...Read More »
17 of 49 | Posted by: Mike, Beth, and John Michael McDowell - GA

“Dear Peggy and Joe I know the sadness you and your family feel at this time May you find comfort in knowing many friends have you in their thoughts...Read More »
18 of 49 | Posted by: Fran Mauney - Durham, NC

“Dear Joe and Peggy, God sent you a special angel and now she's gone back to God. May happy memories be a part of your lives always. Our prayers are...Read More »
19 of 49 | Posted by: James and Anne McNamara - NC

“Peggy and Joe; I am so sorry to hear of your terrible loss. Marguerite and both of you will be in Brenda's and my prayers for your healing....take...Read More »
20 of 49 | Posted by: wadolan - rochester, NY

“Marguerite's life of selfless acceptance, individual courage and limitless love is an example for us all. My thoughts and prayers are with Joe, Peggy...Read More »
21 of 49 | Posted by: Jonathan Annis - Ikongo

“Dear Joe, Peggy, Sally and Mary Marguerite was such a charming young lady. We remember all those basketball games we attended together and she...Read More »
22 of 49 | Posted by: Barbara Schroeder - Austin, TX

“Marguerite was an inspiration to so many of us here at Beacon College. The field of human services has suffered a great loss of a person who had so...Read More »
23 of 49 | Posted by: Marguerite Zeh - Leesburg, FL

“To the Annis family: Please accept Horst and my condolences and know that our thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. Robin and Horst ”
24 of 49 | Posted by: Robin L. Osborne - Evanston, IL

“We feel blessed to have known Marguerite ("Munchkin") and spent time with her doing something she seemed to love so much...horseback riding. We will...Read More »
25 of 49 | Posted by: Ann & Lee Rodgers - Mentone, AL

“When I think of Marguerite, I am always drawn to my memories of her as a little girl. I remember the pictures she drew for me, playing with her, and...Read More »
26 of 49 | Posted by: Carolyn Biebas - Austin, TX

“Marguerite was a lovely young lady. I feel very blessed to have known her. My heart goes out to you at this very sad time! ”
27 of 49 | Posted by: Shirley Smith - Leesburg, FL

“Paggy, Joe, and daughters, Today Ona and my hearts hurt for you. There are no words to express the grief and loss you are experienceing. During...Read More »
28 of 49 | Posted by: Dr. and Mrs. Roger W. Litwiller - VA

“For the hopes and dreams that will never come to be, we are truly sorry for the family's loss of dear Marguerite. ”
29 of 49 | Posted by: Joe & Janelle Payne - San Marcos, CA

“Our thoughts will be with you on Monday with the knowledge that Marguerite is at peace. ”
30 of 49 | Posted by: Mike and Anne Rosenthal - CA

“Heaven is an angel richer. We hope you take comfort in knowing that Marguerite left this world just as she lived it -- thoroughly loved by all who...Read More »
31 of 49 | Posted by: Terry & Cathy Andrews - Austin, TX

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. ”
32 of 49 | Posted by: Bill & Rose King - League City, TX

“The loss is felt nationwide, as Munchkin is reunited with God. My his grace carry you through this tough time. Love Julie, Will, and Makayla ”
33 of 49 | Posted by: Julie - plantation, FL

“My life and that of my family were ever so blessed because of The Munchkin. I will always be grateful for her love and her presence in my life. ”
34 of 49 | Posted by: Kathy McDowell - Lawrenceville, GA

“We'll always have fond memories of Marguerite. ”
35 of 49 | Posted by: Jack & Ann Hemmer - Spicewood, TX

“We will always remember the love and joy Marguerite brought to our lives. She is a very special angel. Don and Natala Goodman ”
36 of 49 | Posted by: don and natala goodman - Seattle, WA

“Dear Dr and Mrs Annis and family. I was a roomate of Marguerite. She was a very kind person. She loved life. She had a wonderful sense of humor. ”
37 of 49 | Posted by: Molly Cole - Birmingham,, AL

“Dr. and Mrs. Annis - My name is Abby Goldberg and i was very good friends with Marguerite at school and spent some personal time with her at ihop and...Read More »
38 of 49 | Posted by: Abby Goldberg - Stamford, CT

“Dear Dr and Mrs. Annis. I am one of the Residential Assistants that worked at Beacon. I know longer work for Beacon, but would like to send my...Read More »
39 of 49 | Posted by: Mary Tucker - Leesburg, FL

“To the Annis Family: My prayer is that God will sustain you throughout this sad time. Marguerite was a wonderful person full of life and zeal! She...Read More »
40 of 49 | Posted by: Michael Anderson - Atlanta, GA

“Dear Annis Family, I was inspired by Marguerite's gentle ways and enduring spirit. She was tender, compassionate, sympathetic, and tolerant. She will...Read More »
41 of 49 | Posted by: Kaye Seymour - Leesburg, FL

“Dear Annis Family, It was always such a pleasure to see Marguerite's smiling face in the Beacon College Library! She was such an inspiration to us...Read More »
42 of 49 | Posted by: Dianna Wade, Beacon College Librarian - FL

“Dear the Annis family, I am really upset that Marguerite has passed away. Michelle Shatlock who was her roomate at beacon college is upset that she...Read More »
43 of 49 | Posted by: Sean Kaufman - Leesburg, FL

“My memory is cheered by her smiling face; my will is strengthened by her independence; my heart is lightened by the end of her suffering. She touches...Read More »
44 of 49 | Posted by: Terry Murphy - Leesburg, FL

“Dr Annis and family.We havn't met, but through your sister Margie I learned of the remarkable life of your "Munchkin". I feel sure she has linked up...Read More »
45 of 49 | Posted by: Martha Brewer - Winchester, VA

“Dr. & Mrs. Annis, My husband and I were sad to hear about Marguerite passing away. She was a kind and giving person. She often thought of others...Read More »
46 of 49 | Posted by: Elaine Kaufman - Plymouth, MI

“Dr. & Mrs. Annis: Marguerite was a patient across the hall from my husband at St. David's last year. I remember praying for her then as she was sent...Read More »
47 of 49 | Posted by: Toni Casteel - Austin, TX

“I knew Margurite only breifly but I found her to be an inspiration and a role model. I miss her greatly. Thomas T. ”
48 of 49 | Posted by: Thomas Terbay - Austin, TX

“Dr. Annis, Peggy, Sally & Mary, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Marguerite touched all our lives and meant so much to us all,...Read More »
49 of 49 | Posted by: Debi Vermillion - Pflugerville, TX

Marguerite Metcalfe Annis Marguerite Metcalfe Annis, 22 years old, died in her Austin home with her parents at her side on Thursday morning, March 11, 2004. She was born in Austin, Texas on May 18, 1981. When 10 years old she was diagnosed with a brain tumor and over the following 12 years she endured with grace and dignity. She died of a seizure disorder that developed following brain surgery. Marguerite was a lovely, loving, and spiritual young lady who touched many in her short life. She was schooled in the Eanes School System and Duane Lake Academy, and graduated from Westlake High School in 2000. She attended Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida and graduated with an Associate Degree of Arts in Human Services in 2003. She is survived by her parents Joseph Annis, MD and Peggy Annis, of Austin, and sisters Sally Annis, of Nashua, NH, and Mary Starck Annis of Denver, CO; her grandparents Edward Annis, MD and Betty Annis, of Miami FL; 17 aunts and uncles, 10 cousins, and countless friends. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 15, 2004 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 5455 Bee Cave Road (328-3220), followed by a reception in the parish’s Morris Hall. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78759; and St. David’s Foundation, 900 East 30th Street, Suite 206, Austin, TX 78705. Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78705 (512) 452-8811. You may view memorials online at