Editor's note: This corrects Lura Lockabey Halbert's last name.
Virginia Marquis Lockabey, an avid boater, community volunteer and longtime member of the Balboa Yacht Club, has died. She was 99.
Lockabey, who lived in Newport Beach for 45 years, died Saturday of natural causes in Los Gatos, Calif., where she had recently moved.
In addition to her time spent on the water,
Lockabey volunteered with troubled youth as a member of the East Bluff Covenant Group, her daughter, Lura Lockabey Halbert, said in an e-mail.
Lockabey was married to Al Lockabey, a former Daily Pilot boating editor. She was his first mate and decorated every boat the two owned, Lockabey Halbert said.