Dunne, Walt

Walt Dunne, 2007 Inductee Walt Dunne completed his 10-year career in administration of the Fountain Hills Unified School District in 1998, including nine years as superintendent. He has also served on the boards of the Fountain Hills Senior Center and the Fountain Hills Historical Society. He also serves on the Town’s Senior Services Advisory Commission. He […]

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Davis, Dixie

  Dixie Davis, 2007 Inductee The daughter of Cecilia Blake and Richard Davis, she became a vocal advocate of fighting for the rights of her people, the Yavapai of Fort McDowell. She was always present at the Tribal Council meetings and was most vocal in her protests that helped the tribe defeat the possibility of […]

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Davenport, Mary

Mary Davenport, 2007 Inductee (1921-2009) During Fountain Hills’ early years, there were few who contributed so many volunteer hours as Mrs. Davenport. From the day she moved to Fountain Hills from Michigan in 1974, she soon became the community’s number one cheerleader, supporter and volunteer. Whether it was standing out in the hot summer sun […]

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Collins, Ruth

Ruth Collins, 2007 Inductee One of the leaders of the successful community incorporation effort in the late 1980s, she served several terms as Civic Association president. A true pioneer of the town, she originated the Community Concert series and was actively involved in starting the Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church. She remained active with her church, […]

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