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John M Aligood
  • February 22, 1949
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  • May 27, 2016

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John M. Aligood
February 22, 1949 – May 27, 2016

John retired from the Miami-Dade County park and Recreation Department in 2003 after 31 years of dedicated public service. He was a lifetime supporter of botanical gardens, parks, natural areas and open spaces. John was a farmer in his youth, a tropical horticultural enthusiast during his years in Miami and a devotee of Florida wildflowers in his retirement in western Flagler County and Flagler Beach.  He prided himself as a self-taught wildlife photographer. His retirement in Flagler County allowed him to once again enjoy ”Old Florida” life at its best and to be a “country boy” once more. He led his adult life as a proud gay man surrounded by close personal friends of all orientations. John worked for and encouraged diversity and non-discrimination is his daily life.  
No services will be held.  Contributions in his memory can be made to: Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, FL 32156 or www.fairchildgarden.org.


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  1. 01 Jun 2016
    Bud Boor says:
    Many good memories we shared in the years past growing up in Monticello, you are and always will be my friend. May you be with God and Rest in Peace.

  2. 01 Jun 2016
    Frankie S. Rosey lit a candle:
    Lit since June 1, 2016 at 6:58:25 PM

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