Edith Ann (Magaw) Williams of Edinboro passed away after a brief illness Monday evening, September 25, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie. She was born in 1933 in Vivian, LA, daughter of the late Shaler Charles Magaw and Edna Longino Alexander.

She enjoyed needlepoint, gardening, and the companionship of her many friends in the area.

She is survived by her sister, Barbara Hoagland of Mechanicsville, MD, and by her two children, Katherine Derbyshire, of Kenmore, WA, and James Williams of Mammoth Hot Springs, WY. Her late husband, Elwood Pratt Williams, was a Professor of Theater at Edinboro University.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 30, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Edinboro. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Parks Conservation Association.