Peggy Lynn Trout of Ruskin, FL, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2021. Her family was by her side. A fifth generation Conch, Peggy was born in Key West on October 2, 1949 to Helio Lopez and Marjorie Atwell Lopez. She attended public schools and was a 1967 graduate of Key West High School. In 1974 she graduated from Florida Keys Community College with a degree in Nursing. She soon took and passed the FL State Nursing board exams and became a registered nurse. She worked briefly at FL Keys Hospital before moving to Miami, FL to accept a nursing position at South Miami Hospital. A position she would hold for sixteen years. She retired from nursing in 1992 while employed as Assistant Director of Health South Rehabilitation Center in Cutler Ridge, FL.
In 1978 Peggy Married Bill Trout also of Key West, FL. In 1992 they relocated to Ruskin, FL.
Peggy was a Christian lady of great faith and a quiet, gentle and loving nature. She was totally devoted to her family and friends. She had a great love for animals, rescuing many dogs and cats and provided a loving home for them. She supported many animal rescue groups and was a benefactor of Southeastern Guide Dogs. Of Palmetto, FL
Peggy was predeceased by her parents and sister, Carole Favors, Uncles John, Joe and George Lewis and John McKillip, Aunts Thelma Atwell Ward and Myrna Lewis McKillip. She is survived by her husband, Bill Trout of Ruskin, FL, Aunt Joyce Lewis of Orlando, FL, Cousins Alan McKillip (Leah) of Fayetteville, GA and Julie McKillip Kennedy (John) of Ocoee, FL, numerous Nieces and nephews and dear and special friends Davis and Cookie Yates of Sebring, FL, Alison Lake (John) of Norfolk, England and Wanda Santana (Mario) of Branford, FL.
Because of the current crisis, Peggy’s cremated remains will be entombed during a private ceremony in the family plot in Key West Cemetery at a later date.
Those wishing to honor her memory may do so by making a donation in her name to LifePath Hospice of Sun City Center, 3723 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL, 33573, (813) 642-1900.
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