...drowned off the coast of Fire Island, NY, in a shipwreck that also took the lives of her husband, Giovanni Ossoli, and their little son, Nino. Five years (and one day) ago, a group of us Fullerenes commemorating Margaret's Bicentennial met to give her a proper memorial service at Mount Auburn Cemetery.
I blogged about it here. And I've blogged about Margaret (her grandnephew Bucky) here. And this is a picture of "the two of us" at Margaret's memorial stone at the cemetery in May 2006, taken just after I finished the first draft of my novel about her, "The Quintessence."