Public Housing Director and Devout Episcopalian, Candace S. Simms, dies at 72

Public Housing Director and Devout Episcopalian, Candace S. Simms, dies at 72

Candace S. Simms was the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for five decades and was a community activist and longtime active communicant of St. James Episcopal Church.

The community activist and longtime active communicant of St. James Episcopal Church dies at 72

Candace S. Simms, a community organizer and longtime active member of St. James Episcopal Church, passed away on August 28 at Gilchrist Center Baltimore from cancer. She spent five decades working for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 72 years old, the Ashburton resident.

Candace S. Simms, a community organizer and longtime active member of St. James Episcopal Church, passed away on August 28 at Gilchrist Center Baltimore from cancer. She spent five decades working for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 72 years old, the Ashburton resident.

Candace S. Simms Age, Family, Early Life

Candace S. Simms was 72 years old at the time of her death. She holds an American Nationality and she belongs to white ethnicity. Her exact birth date and Zodiac sign are unknown.

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Candace S. Simms is the daughter of Ronald David “Dave” Scott, a supervisor at what was then the U.S. Post Office, and Elsie Lee Brady Scott, an educator who worked with the deaf and hard of hearing.

Candace S. Simms Husband, What about her Children?

Candace S. Simms shifted to situational telework in the Baltimore field office and then permanent telework from her Ashburton residence, where she and her husband of 49 years, Stuart “Stu” Simms, an attorney, who was the former Baltimore City state’s attorney and secretary of Public Safety and Juvenile Services, had lived for more than 40 years.

The pair met on a blind date in 1967 while he was a student at Gilman School and she at Western. The date led to a multiyear romance that spanned through high school, college, and graduate school, and concluded in their 1973 marriage. They had two sons together, Marcus Simms of Marietta, Georgia

Candace S. Simms Career, What was her profession?

Candace S. Simms was an active communicant of St. James Episcopal Church for 70 years, where she began worshipping there with her parents as a little girl. When she returned to Baltimore from Boston in 1975, she reengaged with the Lafayette Square church. She was a member of the Fellowship of St. Francis Guild where she enjoyed supporting the efforts of St. James’ youth and young adults. She served as a member of the rector search committee that brought the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, who is now the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, to St. James where he was rector from 1988 to 2000.

Mrs. Simms served as a member of the church’s finance and audit committees and had been editor of the parish’s monthly newsletter. She also chaired the discernment committee that coached seminary students on congregational care and church administration during the later phases of their seminary work.

She also served on the diocesan level of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and various auxiliary and standing committees aimed at developing the discernment process for aspiring Episcopal priests. For many years, she was a member of the advisory board of The Children’s Guild, Episcopal Social Ministries, and the former Liberty Medical Center’s Urban Medical Institute. She also was a member of the executive committee and treasurer for Western High School’s Class of 1967 50th reunion and was a member of the planning team for its upcoming 55th.

A cornerstone of Mrs. Simms was her strong support for women’s leadership development. She was inducted into The Harbor City chapter of The Links Inc., an international women’s service nonprofit organization, that was established in 1946. She held several offices with the chapter, including the president.

How much is Candace S. Simms Net Worth?

The financial situation of Candace S. Simms is unknown. However, we think she must have a respectable income from her work. She has not made her financial information public.

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Therefore, determining her net worth is difficult.

Which school and college did She go to?

Candace S. Simms earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a physics minor in 1971 from what was then known as Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, and obtained a master’s degree in 1972 in economics from Tufts University.

Following graduating from Tufts, Mrs. Simms commenced an internship with HUD, and upon completion of her master’s degree

Is She available on any kind of social media platform?

Unfortunately, Candace S. Simms does not seem to be available on social media.

Physical Appearance of Candace S. Simms’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorWhite
Eye colorGrey
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Candace S. Simms’s should be knows

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusMarried

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