Elizabeth Ann Daly, DAR state regent

Elizabeth Ann Daly, who was a past Maryland state regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution, died of congestive heart failure Monday at her Woodbine home. She was 91.

Born Elizabeth Ann Prentiss in Baltimore and raised in Howard Park, she was a 1937 Forest Park High School graduate. She later attended Strayer Business College and went to work as a secretary.

She married H. Kenneth Daly, a manufacturer's representative for science lab equipment, in 1941. They lived in Lochearn for many years.

In addition to serving as Maryland state regent of the DAR, she was a member of the organization's National Board of Management. She held numerous other posts in the group, including regent of the Commodore Joshua Barney Chapter.

She was also a past president of the Cattail Creek Garden Club, Phi Sigma Epsilon sorority and the Howard County unit of the American Cancer Society. She was past vice president of the Howard County Council of PTAs and the Liberty Hill Women's Club.

Family members said she was a reader, artist, quilter, lecturer and golfer. She also enjoyed tennis, swimming and bridge.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jennings Chapel United Methodist Church, 2601 Jennings Chapel Road in Woodbine, where she was a trustee and historian, Sunday school teacher and vacation Bible school director.

Survivors include her husband of more than 70 years; a son, Kenneth Craig Daly of Millsboro, Del.; two daughters, Barbara Ann Floyd of Woodbine and Terry Daly Warfield of New Market; a sister, Dorothy Prentiss Sisk of Littleton, Colo.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.


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