local philanthropist and beautification advocate leaves behind legacy after passing

Dusty McGuire, neighborhood philanthropist, grasp gardener and original organizer of “Continue to keep Amarillo Attractive,” left powering a legacy of city beautification soon after her passing earlier this yr.

All through her lifetime, McGuire had been a longtime chief in the effort and hard work to beautify the city through recycling and encouraging Amarillo inhabitants to retain and beautify their attributes.  

“She was a correct visionary, her want to improve our metropolis and our environment was definitely ahead of its time,” stated Anne Amerson, previous general public relations representative and close friend of Dusty McGuire. “Her legacy that definitely does live on in addition to the memories that she created and the life she touched, is her instilling in men and women the notion of caring about their surroundings and caring about becoming a lot more ecologically welcoming,”

From 1990 to 2015, McGuire served on the Chamber Civic Beautification Committee, in advance of McGuire was concerned in the “Don’t Mess With Texas” marketing campaign that she later on localized in 1989 and founded “Hold Amarillo Wonderful” a marketing campaign to beautify the town through mother nature and artwork.

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As a result of “Preserve Amarillo Attractive” McGuire prepared the metropolis large Recycling Days, and established chipper shredder cites twice a 12 months from 1995 to 2010 as an work to cleanse up our town, and teach individuals to turn out to be additional environmentally responsible.