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BR mourns death of Mary Frey Eaton, former councilwoman & mayor pro tem

Mary Frey Eaton (Source: WAFB) Mary Frey Eaton (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

People across Baton Rouge are mourning the loss of Mary Frey Eaton, who passed away overnight.

The influence of this legend can be felt in every corner of the city.

Mayor Kip Holden held a moment of silence for the former councilwoman and mayor pro tem. 

Eaton was also a big philanthropist all her life, supporting the arts and children's charities in the Capital City. 

She served on the East Baton Rouge Metro Council from 1988 until 2000. 

Her family she died at her home Tuesday night. 

Mary Frey Eaton was 91 years old.

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