(Co-founder of the Child Abuse Prevention Council passed away this week)….Peggy Calvin was 79 years old.
40 years ago she and friend Sue Tally Co-founded the Imperial County Child Abuse Prevention Council. The private charitable organization works to educate parents, adults and children on child abuse. Calvin once told the County Board of Supervisors the idea for the CAP Council was born through comments her husband, Doctor Travis Calvin made to her on how sad it was to treat abused children. Calvin, along with the CAP Council created the Annual Children’s Fair. The Fair has become a staple event in Imperial County, held annually at Bucklin Park in El Centro. Aside from the CAP Council, Calvin was a wife, mother, and worked in her husband’s medical office. Services for Peggy Calvin have not been announced.