Remembering Bonnie McCoy

(c) Mark Hertzberg

Bonnie E. McCoy of Mason City, Iowa died May 14. She and her husband, Bob, are well known as being instrumental in Mason City’s architectural preservation. Their home, Walter Burley Griffin’s Blythe House, is in the Rock Crest, Rock Glen development, near Frank Lloyd Wright’s Stockman House and the Architectural Interpretive Center named for Bob. These photos of Bonnie and Bob were taken when they received the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy’s Wright Spirit Award last October 3 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. The last photo shows them with the Building Conservancy’s late John Thorpe.

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One thought on “Remembering Bonnie McCoy

  1. It’s sad to hear of Bonnie McCoy’s passing. I didn’t know her well, but I have known Mr. McCoy for a long time and send my sincere condolences. I recall the time the McCoy’s opened their house for an SAH tour in 1984; she was a gracious hostess, as people trooped through her house after a May snowstorm.

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