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McKENZIE (June 27) — The family of the late Lila Ruth Griffin gathered at the splash pad Saturday to dedicate a bench donated in her memory.Lila was born November 10, 2014 to Lisa and Ryan …
McKENZIE (June 27) — The family of the late Lila Ruth Griffin gathered at the splash pad Saturday to dedicate a bench donated in her memory.
Lila was born November 10, 2014 to Lisa and Ryan Griffin. She died February 13, 2015.
The family has previously dedicated to Lila a tree at the city park and a star at the Park Theatre.
The dedication was attended by Lila’s extended family as well as Mayor Jill Holland and City Recorder Jennifer Waldrup.
Mayor Holland said, “This is such a loving family. McKenzie is blessed to have you all as a part of the community. Lila will live forever because of the generosity of your family. Every year, Ryan and Lisa do something to make life better for other children. When others see the things they have contributed, they’ll know the legacy of Lila Ruth Griffin.”
Waldrup added, “We appreciate all of the work you have done for the community and to keep her spirit alive.”
Ryan was part of the committee that sought the grant for the splash pad in 2015 as well as the committee to restore the Park Theatre.