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 In Memoriam - Carol Parker


Carol Parker of Duck Key, Florida died on December 17, 2002.

Ms. Parker Parker retired in 1987 having work as a teacher in Long Island, New York for twenty-seven years. Prior to retirement and moving to Duck Key she served as President of the Half Hollow Hills School District Teachers' Association from 1972 to 1987. She was an ED Director for New York State United Teachers and the first woman to sit on the local AFL-CIO Board of Directors.

Carol served on the Duck Key Property Owners' Association and contributed to the community in many ways. Her interest in community affairs and children lead to her to service as a guardian in the Guardian Ad Litem program in Monroe County. She also served as President of the Gaurdian AD Litem Guild for a time.

Ms. Parker was active in the Business and Professional Women's Organization and was legislative chairwoman for that group from 1993 to 1996. She was also President of the Marathon Domestic Abuse Shelter from 1996 to 1998.

Carol and her husband were members of the Marathon Yacht Club and sailed for relaxation and enjoyment in local waters. They also enjoyed staying in the highlands of North Carolina during the summer period.

She is survived by her husband Colin; a sister, Lynn Krown Restler; brother, Jordon Krown; and daughters Robin Kilheeny and Jamie Mills.

A memorial service is planned for January 5th, 2003 at 1 o'clock PM.




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