104 Year Love Affair With Classic Cars

Farewell Ms. Dunning, the Grand Lady of Classic Cars

We featured this story about 101 year-old Margaret Dunning of Livonia, Michigan and her 1930 Packard 740 roadster almost two years ago. We learned earlier today, that Ms. Dunning passed away this past Sunday, May 17 2015, just shy of her 105th birthday, after suffering a fall during a visit to Santa Barbara, CA. Miss Dunning was known for her love of collectible cars, her ability to maintain them and drive them, even as a centenarian. She was a regular participant in the Woodward Dream Cruise and the Concours d'Elegance.
(Photo: Jarrad Henderson, Detroit Free Press)
1953 Cadillac Series 62 convertible and a 1930 Packard - (Photo: PATRICIA BECK, Detroit Free Press)
Margret driving her 1966 Cadillac - (Photo: PATRICIA BECK, Detroit Free Press)
In addition to the 1933 Packard featured in the video, she also owned a 1930 Cadillac and four other collector cars.
Thank You Margret for capturing and Preserving Automotive History...One Car at a Time® and may your next journey be filled with the cars of your dreams.


Read more about Margret's career, her philanthropic efforts and her cars here

Margret with her 1930's Cadillac Coupe in 2006 - Photo: Alyn Edwards, Driving

The video was produced by Cantini Pictures, Ltd. The story and video have been featured in the New York Times and within their online multimedia library.  
Here is a link to the original N.Y. Times article:

nytimes.com/2011/07/10/automobiles/packard-81-is-a-youngster-to-its-driver.html

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