It is with a sad heart that we report to you that our most beloved Aviatrix Mary Feik, 92, passed away late last night. Mary was at her home in Annapolis, Maryland with her daughter Robin Vest at her side as she passed. Mary Feik was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.
Mary Feik was known throughout the United States and around the world for her many extraordinary and extensive achievements and contributions to the field of aeronautics as an engineer, pilot, mechanic, educator and leader. She held many distinguished positions, awards and honors including the rank of Colonel in the United States Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol. Mary Feik was the 2014 inductee into the First Flight Society’s Paul Garber Shrine at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kitty Hawk, NC.