The tight-fisted, well-connected "Grand Lady" of Marin environmentalists founded both the Marin Audubon Society and the Marin Conservation League, was instrumental in saving Richardson Bay tidelands for a bird sanctuary, worked to create many of the county's state parks, pushed through Marin's first master plan, fought to save the Marin Headlands, and, among other things, urged national park status for Point Reyes. All in a day's work.

Mount Livermore at the center of Angel Island is named for her.

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last updated 23 Aug 2009