WASHINGTON, DC – Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen issued the following statement regarding the passing of former Ward 6 Councilmember Sharon Ambrose:
“I was so sad to learn of the passing this weekend of Sharon Ambrose. I considered her a friend and mentor -- a constant source of advice and counsel as I looked to lead on the Council and for our neighborhoods. I learned from her constantly and am incredibly grateful for the time we shared.
“She made DC, Ward 6, and Capitol Hill a better place as a result of her hard work and vision. Whether Sharon was fighting to protect and preserve community anchors like Eastern Market for the next generation, or shaping a shared vision to bring a long-forgotten Old Naval Hospital back to life as the thriving Hill Center, her work was integral to many of the things the Capitol Hill community enjoys and relies on every day.
“Please join me in keeping her husband Mike, their children and grandchildren, and their entire family in our thoughts.”
Sharon Ambrose served as the Ward 6 member of the DC Council from 1997 to 2007 after having served as a long-time Council staffer.