On May 3, 2023, former Executive Director of the Philadelphia Foundation, Carrolle Perry Devonish, died of a heart condition while traveling in Bogota, Colombia. She was 85.
Both the Philadelphia Tribune and Philadelphia Inquirer covered her death.
Philadelphia Foundation President and CEO, Pedro A. Ramos was invited by the family to the June 10th celebration of life to offer remarks on her time leading the foundation. You can read Pedro’s remarks and view several images from Carrolle’s time leading the foundation here.