(original owner) married John Gardiner in Pennsylvania and after supervising construction of the 1876 Centennial Exposition moved his family to Tucson in 1879 where he became the Pima County Surveyor. Anna Marie Ramsey owned all of “Gardiner Terrace” she partnered with another female pioneer; Ada Humphries
Lea Ramsey is a successful Tucson businesswoman and a 30 year veteran of the hospitality & service industry.
After having been a “Troubleshooter” for Best Western International and a training supervisor for several franchise hotel organizations, Lea worked as an independent Hospitality Management Consultant for many years. She was at the forefront of hotel property management & computerization in the 1990s.