Margaret Ann “Dixie” Jewison, longtime wife of Canadian-born film director Norman Jewison, died Nov. 26 at the Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville, Ontario. She was 74.
While living in Malibu, Jewison was a founder of the Neighbors of Watts in Southeast Los Angeles in 1968. She also was one of the establishing directors of S.H.A.R.E in Los Angeles.
In Ontario, Dixie was a board member of the Canadian Spinal Research organization
Jewison is survived by her sons, Kevin and Michael, daughter, Jenny, son-in-law, David, daughter-in-law, Anita, granddaughters, Ella and Megan, and sons Sam and Henry.