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Theresa Langron Megeath, 62

Theresa Langron Megeath, age 62, died March 18, 2013 in Tulsa, Okla., after a long battle with cancer.
Theresa was a brilliant medical professional, educator, wife, homemaker and grandmother. Her influence and love will be sorely missed by all who loved her.
She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 3, 1951, to Patrick Joseph and Marjorie May Westcott Langron, who both preceded her in death.
Theresa was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dennis and James.
She is survived by her husband, Michael J.  Megeath; son, Michael V.A. Megeath; grandchildren, Hailey and Sierra; siblings Bernadette Bullock (Dwayne), John Langron,  and Rose Adams; and numerous loving   cousins, nieces and nephews, and  especially Pauline Durand.
Theresa earned her BA in English in 1975 and an MEd in special education in 1995 from the University of Utah.  She was fluent in Farsi.
Theresa spent 16 years with a noted psychiatrist in Salt Lake City, Utah, and then taught special education in Salt Lake’s  Granite School District.
This was followed by a career in the Broken Arrow School District where she was awarded  Lynn Wood Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year for 2005.
Theresa loved to read biographies, travel and was a genius at planning trips.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, both at Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Chapel (918-291-3500), Tulsa.
The family requests memorials be made to the National Exchange Club’s Foundation for the Prevention of Child Abuse and the Scottish Rite Ritecare Childhood Language Clinic.