Megan Gardner Pipes

It is with great heartfelt sadness that we announce, our beloved Megan Gardner Pipes, passed away peacefully with our family at her side, on Saturday, September 2, 2018 at age of 55 after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Megan was born in San Antonio, TX on September 9, 1962 to the late Thetis Sanderford and Edward O’Meara Gardner. Megan and her five sisters grew up in Carrizo Springs, TX. She was the youngest daughter. During her life, she most loved her family, friends, Camp Mystic and St. Mary’s Hall. She considered her time at Camp Mystic in 1971-1980 to be one of the happiest experiences of her life. She remained in contact with her many Mystic friends. At Mystic, she was chosen to be Junior Cup Girl and served the Tonkawa tribe in many capacities. Megan attended school in Carrizo Springs through eighth grade. For high school, she attended and graduated from St. Mary’s Hall in 1981. Megan participated in the Spanish Club and was a member of the National Honor Society for Spanish. She attended The University of Texas at Austin and graduated in 1987 with a BA in Psychology. After college, she worked for Child Protective Services in Carrizo Springs, TX. Later, she was an employee of The Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Dilley, TX. On August 30, 1991 she married Thomas Ike Pipes from Dilley, TX; shortly thereafter they made Boerne, TX their home. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Ike Pipes, children, Mollie McKay Pipes and Mason Edward Pipes; stepson, Dallas Ike Pipes (Lacey); granddaughter, Alice Mae Pipes; sisters, Erin G. Bowman, Tara G. Eastland (Stacy), Sean G. Turner, Dana G. Wilson (Pete) and Thetis G. LeMaistre and nieces, Tara Leclerc (Real), Marrs Bowman (Will Egger), Thetis Turner, Katie Wilson and nephews, Bucky Tennison, Casey Tennison, Gardner Eastland, Court LeMaistre (Jessica), Collin LeMaistre (Robyn), T.C. Turner (Kat) and their families. Heartfelt thanks to Estela Ramirez for the special care she gave Megan. Friends held a Celebration of Megan’s Life at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 7th at Porter Loring Mortuary in San Antonio, TX. Serving as pall bearers during the service were her six nephews and Sam Brown and Jimmy Spalten followed by a Graveside Service at Hope Cemetery in Carrizo Springslater that day. Those who desire, in lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Saint Mary’s Hall, 9401 Starcrest Dr., San Antonio, TX 78217; St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to a charity of one’s choice.

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