TAKOMA PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- A council member in Takoma Park died on Thursday, according to city officials.
Kay Daniels-Cohen, 71, of Takoma Park, died after suffering from cancer, city officials said in a news release.
Monday night, the city will honor Daniels-Cohen with a special council meeting.
"The next City Council meeting on Monday night, February 24, will be kept very short, followed by an opportunity for residents to share their thoughts about Kay at the podium. In addition, residents who wish to share "Kay stories" and photos may want to post them on a special Facebook page that has been created," city officials said.
Daniels-Cohen will be remembered for her vigorous work and expertise in recreation, according to city officials.
"No one was more interested in making sure that everyone, especially kids, knew about and took advantage of all of the opportunities around them. She expressed joy and enthusiasm about everything in the world around her. She valued her time on the City Council, and we all appreciate her efforts to make this city a better place," Mayor Bruce Williams said in a news release.
Kay Daniels-Cohen is survived by her husband Jack Cohen and brother Buddy Daniels. Information on arrangements will be posted on the City's website when available.