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Daniels: Lilly’s ‘countless gifts will keep on giving for generations’

Ruth Lilly

Gov. Mitch Daniels issued the following statement Thursday after the death of Ruth Lilly:

Again we're reminded how good God was to Indiana when Eli Lilly survived the Civil War and came back to start his business here.

Her whole life, his great-granddaughter, Ruth Lilly, personified the family tradition of overwhelming generosity and special devotion to the state of Indiana.

Her countless gifts will keep on giving for generations.

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