Charles, Margaret Lucy

February 1, 1966 – April 1, 2019

Margaret Lucy Charles, 'Lucy’ died 1st April, 2019, aged 53 in Tappan, NY. Beloved wife of Steven Chillrud, mother of Lawrence and Leo, sister to Edward and Katy, aunt to Sasha, Sofia, Oliver, Alec, Diana, Rebecca, Elisabeth, Daniel, Michael, Kara and Deon and best friend to her dogs Midnight and Sherlock. Born and raised in London, England, Lucy’s love of adventure led her to cross the pond, where her dynamic sense of humour, remarkable intelligence, and passion for life shone. She was one of a kind and dearest of our kin. Her memorial service is on the 20th of April, at 3 pm, in the Union Arts Center in Sparkill, NY, with a potluck reception of finger foods afterwards at the Comer Geochemistry Building at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory on Route 9W in Palisades, NY. In place of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Tappan Library ( or WNYC (