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Former BR councilwoman and philanthropist, Mary Frey Eaton, dies at 91

7 months 4 weeks 1 day ago May 25, 2016 May 25, 2016 Wednesday, May 25 2016 May 25, 2016 12:52 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy
Image via: The Advocate

BATON ROUGE – Former East Baton Rouge Metro Council member Mary Frey Eaton died Tuesday in Baton Rouge.

Eaton was an admired community servant and volunteer. She served on the Metro Council, where she rose to the ranks of Pro-Tem.

Colleagues described Easton as “the grande dame of Baton Rouge” who worked to improve the city.

But she was most known for her philanthropy and charity work. Eaton was honored with the prestigious Golden Deeds Award, the Volunteer Activists Award and the Brotherhood-Sisterhood Award.

In 1997, Eaton was awarded the Baton Rouge Business Report Influential Women in Business Award.

Eaton was 91 years old. 

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