Deerfield-News. com-Deerfield Beach, Fl- In honor of the memory of the late mayor of Boca Raton, Susan Whelchel who passed away on August 5. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered the United States flag and the state of Florida flags to be flown at half staff from sunset to sundown tomorrow August 11.  Flags at the state capitol in Tallahassee, the Palm Beach County courthouse and Boca Raton city hall will be at half staff. Whelchel served as Mayor of Boca Raton from 2008-2014