The legacy of “The Turtle Lady”

Gigi Naggatz was affectionately known as “The Turtle Lady” on Navarre Beach and she was a leading volunteer and conservationist who worked tirelessly for the sea turtles. She passed away Jan. 5 after a years-long battle with cancer. While she will be greatly missed by many, her spirit will live on through the many volunteers that carry on her mission on Navarre Beach.

An article published in Navarre Press on May 4, 2006 said, “To the residents of Navarre Beach, the sight of Gigi Naggatz driving an ATV through the sand early in the morning can only mean one thing: turtle nesting season has started.”

Read the full article in the Jan. 21 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe for as little as $38 per year.


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