Don Bauder 12:30 p.m., Aug. 30
Celebrities Have Donated Money to Jerry Sanders, Including a New Celebrity: Marie Walsh
Executives in the trash hauling business are known for giving lavishly to political campaigns. Alan Walsh, husband of Susan LeFevre (aka Marie Walsh) has been a significant donor to Mayor Jerry Sanders, among several others, including board of supervisors candidates and council candidate Carl DeMaio. On April 17 of 2006, listing herself as a homemaker, his wife, then named Marie Walsh, donated $250 to Jerry Sanders for Mayor, according to state records. On June 29 of 2005, as director of public affairs for Waste Management, he gave $150 to Sanders. On Sept. 30 of that year, as chief financial officer of Edco Disposal, he gave $300 to Sanders. She escaped from a Michigan prison 32 years ago, and has been living the life of a happy mother in Carmel Valley until she was arrested this week and incarcerated at Las Colinas Detention Facility, awaiting a return to Michigan. She had been arrested there at age 19 for selling heroin. Now she has daughters 22 and 20 and a son 15.