Margaret Mitchell Hastings
February 26, 1937-December 25, 2017
Memorial Celebration: Saturday April 7, 2018 at 11am
Winnetka Congregational Church
725 Pine St. Winnetka, Illinois 60093
Phone (847) 4441-3400
Margaret ‘Pat‘ Mitchell Hastings left this life on Christmas Day 2017 surrounded by family She Fought challenges to her health for over a decade with the same dedication put into everything in her life.
Born February 26, 1937 in Delaware County, PA, Margaret received her Bachelors of Music from Wellesley College in 1958. Master’s in Education from national Louis University in 1972, and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern University in 1975.
Margaret dedicated her life to the study of developmental disabilities, mental health, and aging, impacting innumerable members of her community and country with her efforts in education, social work, public policy legislation, and aging. She was well known by all with whom she worked as a thought leader who inspired others with her innovative and forward thinking solutions.
Dr. Hastings was a valuable member of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago.
We thank her for her service and contribution to the health of Chicago.