Danita Kilcullen, the co-founder of the Tea Party in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed away Sunday after a battle with cancer, Breitbart News has learned.
KilCullen founded the country’s oldest running weekly Tea Party in 2009.
Martin County Tea Party coordinator Cindy Lucas told Breitbart News KilCullen helped to lead the fight against Common Core and the Muslim Brotherhood in Florida.
“She was quite the leader. She never missed a meeting,” Lucas said. “She was not afraid to speak out and tell it like it is. She is going to be greatly missed.”
The Tea Party Fort Lauderdale was one of the larger Tea Party groups in the country and will manage to carry on, Lucas said. “They’re going to continue, and they’re not going to stop.”