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Margaret ‘Peg’ Vielbig February 15, 1932 – January 15, 2021 Peg Vielbig passed peacefully at home on January 15, 2021 after a short but brave battle with cancer. Peg led a wonderful and adventurous life. Born to Jack and Lorene Harrison in Sterling, Kansas in 1932, she moved to frontier Anchorage, Alaska with her parents when she was 2 years old. There she attended school and enjoyed tap dancing, acting, singing, and playing the piano. Peg performed live on many local radio shows. She was also known as the best Jitterbug dancer in school! She then attended Whitman College, WA where she graduated with a degree in chemistry and met her husband of 66 years, Joe, on a blind date. Joe and Peg then moved to the Bay Area where she was employed as a chemist and was involved in the development and testing of the Polio vaccine. After the birth of their two sons she focused on raising their family and enjoyed camping, water skiing and spending time at their cabin in Concow, CA which the family had built. The family then moved to Fresno, CA, and as her sons grew up Peg went back to college attaining her teaching credential. She then became a Special Education teacher in Clovis, CA which was one of Peg’s most rewarding endeavors. Once retired Peg and Joe moved to the Grass Valley area, first to Lake Wildwood and then to Eskaton Village. Peg was involved in a variety of committees at […]