Donna Apgar Obituary – Death: Donna Apgar, longtime Winnebago County Animal Services adoption coordinator has passed away. She died on Wednesday, September 29, following a battle with breast cancer.
We were heartbroken to learn of the passing of our friend & longtime colleague Donna Apgar. Donna gave many years & so much compassion to this community, specifically to helping pets in need. We send our deepest condolences to Donna’s family & friends who are mourning this loss. pic.twitter.com/a8DSvrognw
— Animal Services (@wcasanimals) September 30, 2021
Apgar joined the organization in 2006, before retiring in 2020. In 2008, Apgar became an advocate for Pets for Life and co-founded the pet food pantry Kibble Korner.
Apgar was tenacious, curious and always mastered what she did very quickly, she was deeply passionate and her sense of humor was a gift to all those who knew her. She loved taking care of animals.
REST IN PEACE:
Donna Apgar, who worked with the Winnebago Animal County Services for years and was part of our weekly “Pet of the Week” segment on 13 News at Noon, passed away yesterday. pic.twitter.com/npaeC1MaHH
— 13WREX (@13WREX) September 30, 2021
REST IN PEACE, DONNA: Donna Apgar, longtime WCAS pet adoption coordinator, and frequent guest on the 23 Morning Blend, has died after her battle with cancer. Family asks that in lieu of gifts, donations be made from the WCAS wish list in her honor.
— 23 WIFR (@23WIFR) September 30, 2021