An obituary for our dear friend J. Candace Clifford appeared in the September 14 edition of the Washington Post, and it can be viewed online by clicking here. All are invited to post their thoughts in the guest book.
As mentioned in the obituary, there will be a celebration of her life through tributes, a potluck reception, and dancing at Glen Echo Park (MD), Bumper Car Pavilion on Sunday, October 21, beginning at 11 a.m. Click here for directions to Glen Echo Park.
Candace was the US Lighthouse Society historian from 2016 until she passed away in August 2018. For 30 years, her work involved lighthouse history. She worked with the National Park Service and the Council of American Maritime Museums. She was a noted author and was considered the most knowledgable person on lighthouse information at the National Archives. Books by Candace Clifford include: Women who Kept the Lights: a History of Thirty-eight Female Lighthouse Keepers , Mind the Light Katie, and Maine Lighthouses, Documentation of their Past.