Thursday, June 16, 2011

A Tribute to One of Our TEAM

Yesterday a long-time member of our Hawthorne Hotel family, Donna Daly, passed away unexpectedly. This photo blog is posted here for those of you who knew her, and for those of you who did not, so that you might learn a little about this special woman. Donna was a very unique member of our team, working primarily in the heart of the hotel, and unseen by our guests. But what she did was very important to all of us, and the way she did it, always with a smile, was even more important.

Donna loved dogs as much as people!

Donna was a proud and active member of the safety committee.

It was fun to surprise Donna!

Jonah Pringle was Donna's assistant for many, many years, and they
shared a very close bond.

So long, Donna. We will miss you. Heaven is in better hands now that you are there.

Juli and the TEAM of the Hawthorne Hotel.
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  1. Please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of your team member and friend. No doubt her smile is helping light up heaven now.

  2. Without Donna here the world will certainly not be as bright. We started working at the Hotel around the same time. Her love for people showed to everyone including her co-workers. She had a heart of gold. She taught my husband and I how to dance for our wedding. The Christmas tree topper on my Christmas tree is from her(she gave us as a wedding gift). Rest in peace Donna, I will see you again some day in heaven! You have been a great friend to all.