Trailblazing Coconut Grove photographer, Klara Farkas, dies at 103

October 24, 2014 12:00 PM

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Trailblazing Coconut Grove photographer, Klara Farkas, dies at 103

Klara Farkas photographed Miami dignitaries in the environmental world like David Fairchild and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Commerce leaders Roddy Burdine and Judith Arango Henderson. Civic activists Roxcy Bolton and Elizabeth Virrick.

She captured South Florida’s distinctive surroundings for some 70 years, too, because — like the pioneering people — buildings and natural beauty are also judged by their character, “and I knew how to look at people,” Farkas once said.

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