Mary Ann Keeler has been a longtime supporter of Grand Valley State University. In the very beginning, she and her late husband helped to co-chair and drive the establishment of the schools presence in Allendale. Mary Ann was the first donor to give to Grand Valleys Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons. She also served on the Shaping Our Future campaign committee and campaign advisory board. In 2009, Grand Valley State University recognized her philanthropic efforts by presenting her with an honorary Doctorate of Arts degree. Back to Foundation Leadership.