Mulvihill, Eleanor B. (nee Pittenger)
BOULDER, COLO./ MADISON -
Eleanor B. Mulvilhill (nee Pittenger) was born in 1917, in Longmont, Colo. She passed away in Boulder, Colo., on Friday, Jan. 19, 2007. Known by all as Peg, she graduated from the University of Colorado in 1938, majoring in chemistry. She married Edward Robert Mulvihill (deceased) in 1939 and settled in Madison, where they lived most of their lives. She raised three children while working part-time in the graduate school office of the University of Wisconsin. She was well known as a gourmet cook and facilitated and hosted countless social functions for the University of Wisconsin's Spanish Department. She was an avid reader and member of a book club for many years. She loved to sew and make clothes for her family, leaving a handmade quilt for each of her grandchildren. She traveled extensively in Europe, Japan, New Zealand and Australia and lived for extended periods of time in Panama and Spain.
She was an avid gardener and hiker in her beloved Rocky Mountains of Colorado, where for many years the Mulvihills owned a family cabin and Meeker Park, Colo. Most of all, Peg will be remembered and missed for her sweet smile and gentle and loving disposition. She is survived by her son, Michael (wife, Amy) and his children Marc and Jemilla; her son, Dennis and his children, Emily and Ned; and her daughter, Patti (husband, David Kuntz) and their children, Jason (wife, Sarah Barker) and Jessica. Memorials or donations may be made in her name to VistaCare Hospice, 1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite C120, Denver, CO 80222.

 

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