HJ417: Celebrating the life of Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 417
Celebrating the life of Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 8, 2022
Agreed to by the Senate, March 9, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough, an esteemed accountant and a prominent and beloved member of the Vienna community, died on August 15, 2021; and

WHEREAS, born in Norman, Ohio, Donna Helen “DH” Macdonald-Scarborough moved to Oahu, Hawaii, where she finished elementary and junior high school before attending Salinas High School in Salinas, California; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough showed a gift for music from a young age and was a standout pianist, earning a scholarship to Stanford University; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough went on to become a certified public accountant and enjoyed a successful career as a partner in several notable accounting firms, including Georgen Scarborough Associates, which she founded in 2008; and

WHEREAS, a familiar and reliable presence at local events and gatherings, DH Macdonald-Scarborough helped to foster a sense of community while serving as president of the Historical Association of Vienna and the Town of Vienna Halloween Parade Committee; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough contributed immensely to the growth and prosperity of Vienna as president of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and as the first board chair of the Vienna Business Association, which she helped found; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough received a plethora of accolades in recognition of her extraordinary impact, including the Lady Fairfax Award from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and Business Owner of the Year and Business Person of the Year honors; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by her sons, Robert, Mark, David, and Eric, and their families; her sisters, Marti and Elaine; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough, a cherished member of the Vienna community whose dedication to serving others was an inspiration to all who knew her; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for her memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 417

Offered March 7, 2022
Celebrating the life of Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough.
Patron-- Keam

WHEREAS, Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough, an esteemed accountant and a prominent and beloved member of the Vienna community, died on August 15, 2021; and

WHEREAS, born in Norman, Ohio, Donna Helen “DH” Macdonald-Scarborough moved to Oahu, Hawaii, where she finished elementary and junior high school before attending Salinas High School in Salinas, California; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough showed a gift for music from a young age and was a standout pianist, earning a scholarship to Stanford University; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough went on to become a certified public accountant and enjoyed a successful career as a partner in several notable accounting firms, including Georgen Scarborough Associates, which she founded in 2008; and

WHEREAS, a familiar and reliable presence at local events and gatherings, DH Macdonald-Scarborough helped to foster a sense of community while serving as president of the Historical Association of Vienna and the Town of Vienna Halloween Parade Committee; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough contributed immensely to the growth and prosperity of Vienna as president of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and as the first board chair of the Vienna Business Association, which she helped found; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough received a plethora of accolades in recognition of her extraordinary impact, including the Lady Fairfax Award from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and Business Owner of the Year and Business Person of the Year honors; and

WHEREAS, DH Macdonald-Scarborough will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by her sons, Robert, Mark, David, and Eric, and their families; her sisters, Marti and Elaine; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough, a cherished member of the Vienna community whose dedication to serving others was an inspiration to all who knew her; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Donna Helen Macdonald-Scarborough as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for her memory.