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Howard Haynes
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Obituary for Donna Ruth Jackson (Knutson)

Donna Ruth  Jackson (Knutson)
Donna Ruth Jackson was a loving spirit and devoted to her family. She passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018. She was a gifted artist and a lover of all souls. Born in Buffalo, NY, she moved to Central Florida in 1964. She was an administrative assistant to the Vice President, Academic Affairs, at Florida Institute of Technology before moving to Leesburg in 1973. After serving as office manager for a number of area medical and legal enterprises, she became an art therapist and consultant for LifeStream, Sunrise Arc, and the Lake and Sumter County Schools. Her sculptures and weavings are in a number of public and private collections and she was instrumental in the facilitation of the Healing Wall at Tavares Middle School. She established the Lake County Empty Bowls project, an international effort to end hunger. She was a long time member of St. James Episcopal Church, prior to being a member of St. Edwards Episcopal Church.
She was predeceased by her husband, Reverend Dr. Terry W. Jackson and granddaughter, Natalie L. Spear. She is survived by daughters, Kim Spear (Mike Spear), Debbie Oliver (George Oliver), Michelle Ryan (Joe Ryan), and Jennifer Burnsed (Matt Burnsed); brother, Ron (Patricia) Knutson; sister-in-law, Janet (Doug) Parham; brother-in-law, Bobby (Nadine) Jackson; 11 grandchildren, Michael (Tiffany) Spear, Wesley (Alisha) Spear, Jessica (CJ) Baynon, Jacob Rixie, Joshua Rixie, Jamie (Preston) Stater, Zachary Ryan, Lucas Ryan, Addison Burnsed and Landon Burnsed and 2 great grandchildren, Logan Rixie and Mia Spear.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM at St. James Episcopal Church, Leesburg with Father Thomas Trees and Father Mark Lafler. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Lake Cares Food Pantry 2001 West Old Highway 441, suite 1, Mt. Dora, FL 32757 or LAKECARES.org.

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