Margot ('70) Knight Margot Haliday Knight

Profile Updated: July 16, 2019
Margot ('70) Knight
Margot ('70) Knight


Margot ('70) Knight


Margot ('70) Knight


Yes! Attending Reunion
Residing In: Woodside, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Nick Walsh
Home/Business webpage:
Occupation: Executive Director, Djerassi Resident Artists Prgm
Children: Guy Edward Scudder, born 1991
How did you find ?

checking around--saw note from Bob Bosler


Divorced, now married!

Date Married:

Sept 14, 2011

How/Where did you meet your Spouse/Partner:

After checking out the on-line dating sites (which I wrote a play, The Funnel of Love, about!), I signed up for It's Just Lunch and met a smart funny man--Nick-- who lives by serindipity and laughter.

What have you and your family been doing since graduation:

Eight professional jobs in 40 years--all in public history or arts administration. Pullman, WA to Olympia, WA to Washington, DC to Boise, Idaho to Raleigh, NC to Orlando to Woodside, CA. My life is about art 24/7. For 8 years now, I haved directed a 583 acre artists community in the mountains south of SF, Djerassi Resident Artists Program ( Every month we host 12 artists from around the world. I live on the property with my husband, Nick. We married just before I took the position.
What else? Written a few plays, sang in a cabaret, narrated The Night Before Christmas with the Orlando Philharmonic, competed in a celebrity ballroom competition. Travel as much as I can 38 cruises aand counting. I also write a lot and have given a ton of speeches (check out my graduation speech on YouTube for a crowd of 8000!). In retrospect, glad my high school suicide attempts didn't succeed. Come visit!

School Story:
(If you are a Guest Member please describe your relationship to the Class of 1969)

Doing drugs with my hippie friends, intellectual conversations with my straight ones. Flirting with danger by dating a couple of blocs. High jump champion of PG County. Skipping 44 days my senior year. Sex in the costume shop backstage. Plays, plays and more plays. Dark of the Moon, Alice in Wonderland, Wizard of Oz, Bury the Dead, Antigone was my first (oh light of the rising sun), running track with Jane Hill. My Volkswagon, trips to Atlantic City, Mateus and French bread from Iverson Mall, hanging out at Shoppes, writing my column for The Cavalcade, working on the yearbook, loading up folks to go to the Ranch Drive-In, harassing Mr. Hrezo (may he rest in more peace than he had as a principal). Concerts at the Alexandria Roller Rink (Big Brother & the Holding Company, Jeff Beck, Union Gap, the Boxtops, Fudge) Seeing the Stones in the fall of 1969. My best friendship with Donna Neuwirth which has lasted over 50 years now. My close friendships with Hilary Lord and Dave Burgess and Pam Berge and David Draper and Nancy McCullough and Bob and then Pete Bergman and their whole family (who took care of me as if I were one of their own). My crypto-fascist eating club pals--Stephen Tinius, Eric Wurzbacher, Karl Gebhardt, Steve Jent, and David Bischoff (RIP) Being in love, by turns, with Bill Mather, John Jarvis, Chris Jennison, Pete Mirones, Danny Shipman, Dexter Reynolds, Russ Gann, Tom Ruby, Larry Sauter, Ron Smith, Rim Gardner, Larry Ahern, Steve "Konrad" Tinius, Mark Frederickson, Mike Dulion, Bob Klaus, oh my gosh--my diary is full of love and devotion and insanity.

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May 01, 2020 at 9:09 PM

Posted on: Apr 30, 2020 at 10:49 AM

Wonderful to read your posts. But, oh, yes. I think I would take hurricanes over tornados, earthquakes and fire any day. We are in the mountains still, with bi-weekly trips to the closest Safeway, a 40-minute drive. Masks are required with fines for not wearing them in public. We are still sheltering artists—they may stay here as long as it is the safest choice for them.
Work is rough as we are struggling to stay solvent and not lay people off. I am not sleeping well. But we are well and wake up every day in a stunningly beautiful place. And we are healthy.
So great to catch up at the reunion. We spent the weekend with Bob B in January—I showed him all the pix. He prefers to remain “lost”. He is well. A beautiful new house close to the beach and a wonderful neighborhood dog walking group I tagged along with. Be well,Ed.

Apr 11, 2020 at 4:34 AM
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Nov 10, 2019 at 8:33 AM

She was an excellent teacher. I had her for advanced biology in 1969 and can vividly recall where I sat (in front of Bob Bergman  and across from Tom Dawson). . .she was all business in the classroom, serious and kind. She enjoyed the respect of the students, I think. RIP.  

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Posted on: Jul 16, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Can’t wait to see you, old friend!

Jul 16, 2019 at 1:39 PM

Posted on: Jul 16, 2019 at 11:13 AM

Rene! I will be crashing (but this time actually paying). Look forward to seeing you.

Apr 21, 2019 at 2:48 AM
Apr 21, 2019 at 2:47 AM
Apr 21, 2019 at 2:46 AM

Staying with Eric and coming to the 69 reunion. See you there!

Apr 21, 2019 at 2:43 AM

I plan to come to the 69 reunion. Hope to see you there!

Apr 21, 2019 at 2:33 AM

I am crashing the 69 reunion. Hope to see you there!

Apr 21, 2019 at 2:32 AM

Crashing the 69 reunion. See you there!

Mar 03, 2019 at 1:06 AM
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Jun 25, 2018 at 2:58 PM

Hey, big brother. . . Can't crash your reunion this year but I hope you are well and happy!

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