Florida Senate - 2012                            (NP)    SR 2022
       By Senator Gibson
       1-01753A-12                                           20122022__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution recognizing the passing of Ann McDonald
    3         Baker.
    5         WHEREAS, Ann McDonald Baker was born on December 14, 1937,
    6  in Charlotte, North Carolina, and
    7         WHEREAS, in her more than 50 years as a resident of
    8  Jacksonville, Ann McDonald Baker demonstrated her devotion to
    9  her church, family, and community in all that she did, and
   10         WHEREAS, Ann McDonald Baker believed in the power of
   11  partnerships for success, and through her love for the arts,
   12  education, and beautification co-founded the Arts Assembly, now
   13  known as the Cultural Council, Greenscape of Jacksonville, the
   14  Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, and the Women’s Giving
   15  Alliance, and
   16         WHEREAS, Ann McDonald Baker was an ardent supporter of the
   17  Jacksonville Symphony, Daniel Memorial Home, the Action Plan for
   18  the Arts, Hope Haven Hospital, and a host of community
   19  organizations, served on numerous boards, including that of the
   20  St. Mark’s Episcopal Foundation, and was a graduate of
   21  Leadership Jacksonville, and
   22         WHEREAS, Ann McDonald Baker was a member of the
   23  Petitioners' Committee for an historic referendum in
   24  Jacksonville which intervened in a lawsuit to ensure that
   25  citizens had the right to vote on the landmark conservation
   26  measure and to uphold passage of a charter amendment that
   27  established minimum requirements for tree mitigation in Duval
   28  County, and
   29         WHEREAS, Ann McDonald Baker is survived by her loving
   30  husband of 54 years, Ted, their four children, Tom, Missy,
   31  Sally, and Margaret, and ten grandchildren, NOW, THEREFORE,
   33  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   35         That the Florida Senate recognizes the passing of Ann
   36  McDonald Baker and extends its deepest sympathy to her family.