“I am saddened today by the news of MaryAnn Black’s passing earlier this week. MaryAnn served our community with grace, affection, and compassion as a member of the Durham County Board of Commissioners and the North Carolina General Assembly. MaryAnn also served on the Durham Technical Community College Board of Trustees including five years as chair. We will all miss her wisdom, her warm smile, and her tenacity for justice. I will miss her friendship.”
Black died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the age of 76. She served on the Durham Tech Board of Trustees from 2011 to 2017.