PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — It’s time to get uplifted! Celebrating those who touch our lives in the littlest, and largest, of ways
It's with a touch of sadness this morning that we remember beloved Prince Georges crossing guard, Mrs. Bertie Harley, whose passing was announced on the Prince Georges PD Twitter feed.
Beginning her career in 1972, for 50 years she shepherded the children to and from school safe and sound, becoming a fixture in the community.
The community came out in the comments, showing their love
Like Susan Perry who said, “Thank you, Ms. Harley, for keeping babies safe crossing at Columbia Park Elementary.”
Or Shayla who remembered her as the crossing guard who gave out lollipops
And David T who said simply, "Thank you Miss Bertie, we’ll miss you."
A wonderful tribute, to a wonderful woman
Be sure to subscribe to the Get Up DC newsletter, where we'll be sharing an uplifting story every morning as well.