Robbi Boone: Services Update
Robbi Boone, local businesswoman and chair of the Comal County Democratic Party, was killed April 21 in a car accident on Highway 46 at 311, Democrats of Comal County announced on its Facebook page.
Memorial Services Pending
A memorial and celebration of her life is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Saturday at T Bar M, Sanctuary Banquet Space, 2549 Tx-46, New Braunfels, Texas 78132 on Saturday, May 6. A reception follows.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to honor Boone to the following organizations: Comal County Democratic Party, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Ruff Patches Animal Rescue, or Unitarian Universalists of New Braunfels.. She is survived by four children and four grandchildren.
The former teacher was a graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago.
About Robbi Boone
“I regret to inform you that our dear friend, Robbi Boone, was involved in an automobile accident around 6:30 p.m. last night and passed away,” wrote Rick Nathan, president of Democrats of Comal County on the group’s Facebook page. “Robbi was largely responsible for building the Comal County Democratic Party to what it is today, and I am very grateful for her guidance and friendship.”
Boone, 75, chaired the Democratic party for seven years and also was first vice president of the Texas Democratic County Chairs Association. She had been active in local politics for many years and previously served as president of the Democrats of Comal County, a local association.
“Robbi had many, many friends. We are all deeply saddened by this unexpected loss. She was a natural leader, well spoken, and a great motivator. She was a kind and caring person. We all loved Robbi,” says Ann Patla, treasurer of Comal Democratic Party.
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Husband Dan Boone died in December after a year-long battle with cancer. Robbi Boone subsequently joined the Griefshare Group at Northshore UMC.
“Robbi always said he was such a kind person and they were so lovely to see together,” says Judy Godinez, a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church where Boone’s services are scheduled.
Tributes for Boone:
“She was a brilliant and loved member of our Bulverde Library book club,” says Mystic Shores resident Peggy Blanton. “We all are beyond saddened.”
Stephen Baird, voter liaison for Comal County Democratic Party, says Boone made innumerable contributions to his organization.
“She helped us establish and document the processes we use to get more of our voters to the polls,” he says. “She proposed that we should locate and fund a permanent headquarters in New Braunfels. This facility is open weekdays from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m., staffed by local volunteers. Under her guidance, we evolved through trial and error the best practices to use during election cycles. Robbi worked closely with the Texas Democratic Party and was an officer in the state organization of County Chairs. Her enthusiastic leadership made all of us want to work harder to make a contribution.”
The Memorial Service for Robbi Boone will be held Sat., May 6, at 2:30 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 135 Alves Ln., New Braunfels, Tx 78130. She is survived by four children and four grandchildren. The former teacher was a graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago.