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News Release: Marica Rigg Baker

Marcia and Anthony Baker
Marcia and Anthony Baker

January 22, 2024

Marcia Rigg-Baker, founder, Miss Jamaica Florida Pageant leaves behind a lasting legacy of empowering young women across the Diaspora. Mrs. Marcia Elaine 'Mer' Rigg-Baker, former co-founder and principal of ABI Startime and the Miss Jamaica Florida Pageant, peacefully passed on Monday, January 15, 2024, after a period of ill-health. A native of Jamaica, Mrs. Rigg-Baker was born in Green Island, Hanover, on September 5, 1950. A former graduate of Rusea’s High School, in Hanover, she was employed to the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) and then at Barclays Bank, (Hanover and Kingston) before migrating to the United States in July 1980.

News Release - Marcia Rigg-Baker leaves lasting legacy to young women
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