TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Tampa Bay has lost an influential and well-loved member of the community Thursday evening.
Dena Gross Leavengood has passed away. She was a driving force behind bringing the Florida Aquarium to Tampa and served as the co-chair of the Natural Resources Action Group at the League of Women’s Voters.
Leavengood also worked with Tomorrow Matters, a citizens advocacy group that supports sustainable growth around Tampa Bay.
She was also a member of the Sierra Club, Florida Forever and One Bay, which is formerly known as Reality Check Tampa Bay.