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Ann P. Lundy, native plant advocate
Ann P. Lundy, native plant advocate

Ann Porter Lundy, a former president of the Maryland Orchid Society and founder of Baltimore's chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society, died Sept. 28 of cancer at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. She was 70. "She taught a lot of people about gardens, plants and life," said her husband, A. Lee Lundy Jr., a partner at the law firm of Tydings & Rosenberg LLP. "She meant a lot to a lot of people." Ann Lundy was born March 25, 1944, in Palm Beach, Fla., in the Breakers Hotel, which was then being used as a troop and maternity hospital. Her father was killed in action in World War II shortly after her birth, and she grew up as the only child of a single...