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Daisy Alverda "Bert" Booth, delegate from Baltimore County, dies
Daisy Alverda "Bert" Booth, delegate from Baltimore County, dies

Daisy Alverda "Bert" Booth, who was elected to the House of Delegates from Baltimore County and was known for her strong advocacy of civil rights, died July 2 of a stroke at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The former Chestnut Ridge resident was 85. The daughter of a Catonsville pharmacist and a homemaker, Daisy Alverda Stagmer was born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville. Mrs. Booth, who family members said never used her first name, preferred to be known as Alverda "Bert" Booth. After graduating from Catonsville High School in 1942, she studied at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She married David E. Booth in 1943, and after she and her husband...

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