February 1, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy issued the following statement on the passing of former Alaska State Representative Cynthia Toohey, who served in the 18th and 19th Alaska State Legislature from 1993-1997.
“Cynthia Toohey was a strong leader who left a positive impact on all who knew her. Cynthia made Alaska her home working as a nurse, starting a family, buying the Crow Creek Mine in Girdwood, and serving in the Alaska State Legislature. Her legacy of selfless service will live on,” said Governor Dunleavy. “Rose and I extend our deepest sympathies to the Toohey family as they honor Cynthia’s memory.”
Governor Dunleavy has ordered that U.S. flags and Alaska state flags fly at half-staff on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 in honor of Representative Toohey.