From her contributions to revolutionizing the structure of local government to her tenure as the town’s first female moderator, Margery Battin will be remembered as a trailblazer.

Known to many in town as Marge, Battin passed away peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by her family last Thursday evening, after being diagnosed with colon cancer in March. She was 85.

Read more about Lexington honoring Marge in the Colonial Times Magazine.