Margaret Ann (Green) Dyke was born in Hartford City, Indiana on October 2, 1920. After graduating from High School at 16, she worked for the General Electric Accounting Department for six years, and enrolled in Indiana University extension. During WWII, Marge worked in the Comptroller Department at SDG&E. She also worked at the San Diego Country Club as a bookkeeper for three years, and then as an Administrative and Clinical Assistant to several Doctor's Offices.
As a charter member of College Lutheran Church, she served in the capacity of Sunday School Superintendent and Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack 961.
When she became widowed at 50, she returned to school (SDSU) to earn her Bachelor's Degree and Teaching Credential, then a Master's degree in Education. She then signed a contract with Mesa College, teaching Medical Office Procedures, Medical Terminology, and Medical Insurance Billing.
After retiring at age 70, she taught five more years at local hospitals. Marge joined the La Mesa Lions Club and served as their first female president. She has volunteered at schools, hospitals, hospice, and church for over 50 years. In 2010, she was honored as a "Sharp Healthcare Hero".