WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - The founder and director of the Tri-County Humane Society, Jeannette Christos, has died.
Christos passed away after a very brief, but severe, battle with cancer.
Christos was known for her tireless work to save thousands of animals at South Florida's only no-kill animal shelter.
Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for Monday, August 1 at 10 a.m. at St. Lucy's Catholic Church in Highland Beach.
Her family is asking in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a memorial fund for animals being established in her name at Tri-County Humane Society.