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File #: 0402X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/6/2018 In control: Tyson
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of Mrs. Anne “Nancy” Kittredge Jeffrey and extend our sincerest condolences to her family and friends on the occasion of her passing, Thursday November 8, 2018.
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Shannon G. Hardin

Title

To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of Mrs. Anne “Nancy” Kittredge Jeffrey and extend our sincerest condolences to her family and friends on the occasion of her passing, Thursday November 8, 2018.

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WHEREAS, the members of Columbus City Council extend this resolution of expression in honor of the life and service of Mrs. Anne “Nancy” Kittredge Jeffrey who peacefully passed away on Thursday November 8, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Anne was born on June 17, 1930 in Irvington-on-Hudson, NY, Anne Channing Kittredge and four older brothers were raised by their mother during the Depression - however rather than scarcity, her childhood experiences around food, fun and family revealed that abundance is a choice to be made; and

WHEREAS, Anne Nancy was a woman of vision and determination who nurtured her family and strengthened communities with her myriad talents and dedicated service -she graduated from The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry, NY where the motto was "Do it with thy might!" and she took this to heart, attending Skidmore College and Columbia University; and

WHEREAS, Anne understood the importance of making a difference - in fact, she was honored by the YWCA in 1996 as a Woman of Achievement - she was she was a valued community leader for nearly sixty years; her keen strategic mind and compassionate heart coupled to make her work transformative in its results; she was interested in creating and improving social systems to respond to needs; she tackled difficult societal issues, bringing the plight of the homeless and those living with mental illness to the forefront at a time when such topics were rarely discussed; her belief in the dignity and worth of each individual led her to become a founder of the Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health (ADAMH) Board and the Community Shelter Board and served as the President of United Way of Central Ohio - She provided leadership in many other Columbus organizations including The Columbus Foundation, Metropolitan Huma...

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