‘Banana Lady’ Was a Champion for Those in Need

Louise Margaret Briggs, who died May 31 at age 95, never held a paying job in her life. But that didn’t stop Briggs, a resident of Sapulpa, Okla., from working tirelessly to help those who needed it most – from physically and mentally disabled children and cancer patients to residents of the Ranch Terrace Nursing Home. Many of the latter knew her only as the “Banana Lady,” owing to to her practice of offering each of them half a banana …