One of the first five women to graduate from the Coast Guard’s Officer Candidate School
Captain, US Coast Guard
Margaret enjoyed a thirty-year career CAPT Riley-Crawford, served as the Executive Officer of the Integrated Support Command, Boston, MA and was later assigned to the Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. She also served as the Commanding Officer of the Engineering and Logistics Command, Baltimore, MD; and the Commanding Officer of the Integrated Support Command, Boston and retired in 2003 as Director of the Leadership Development Center at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. Margaret died in January 2008 following a long illness.