The Heroines

Boydine Lightner

is honored with a Brick from Project Beauty, Inc.

 Boydine  Lightner Boydine Quiring Lightner was born February 28, 1924, and left this earth April 13,1997 at age 73. She was survived by Ralph S. Lightner, husband, and Timothy M. Vaughan, son, both of Wichita; Deborah V. Ritter, daughter, of Kansas City; Jean Oliver, sister, of Overland Park; and stepdaughters Sue Lightner Aiello, of Denver, and Carol Ann Tucker, of Santa Fe, NM. Boydine's surviving grandchildren include Icer S. Vaughan, Wichita; Tyler Ritter and Lauren Ritter, Kansas City; Colette Aiello Know, Charlotte, NC; Tyler P. Aiello and Antonio Ralph Aiello, Denver; Patrick Tucker and Bevin Tucker, Santa Fe, NM.

Project Beauty is very proud of having had Boydine as a part of of our group. She served as President in the year 1993-94 and served on many committees. She especially loved arranging flowers and teaching others to do the same. She was an inspiration behind many of our award-winning Lawn, Flower, and Garden Show booths. We all learned from her.

In addition to Project Beauty she was involved in the following volunteer and philanthropic activities:

Wichita Art Museum, Volunteer Council, Greeter Recognized as Volunteer Extraordinaire, Former Docent.

Metropolitan Ballet, Board of Directors.

Botanica, Volunteer; instrumental in securing the sculptures for the Shakespeare Garden.

P.E.O. (Philanthropic Education Organization), Past President, CI chapter.

St. Stephen's. Episcopal Church, Altar Guild.

Wichita Center for the Arts( formerly the Wichita Art Association), Newsletter Editor.

Suburban Club, President.

Women's Association, Wichita Symphony Show Houses, decorator.

Kansas Associated Garden Clubs, Vice-President.

Southcentral Kansas Associated Garden Clubs, District Director.

September 14, 1998