Re: Today, Saturday, June 22, 2002, we mourn the death of a disability leader.
- In the FILES section there is a folder titled Aloha Advocates
for mentioning those who have contributed to our movement.
--- In disabilitystudies@y..., "disablenet" <DisableNet@a...> wrote:
> The father of the Americans with Disabilities Act" and "the
> of the disability rights movement, Justin Dart, Jr., died this
> morning with his wife and partner, Yoshiko Dart, at his side.
> The entire disability community mourns for this leader, Justin
> Jr. Through his work as a disability leader he was trying to end
> prejudice against people with disabilities, to bring all the
> disability groups together as one, and to protect the rights of
> people with disabilities.
> I will personally miss Mr. Dart. He was always trying to give a
> positive outlook toward the direst situation. Mr. Dart will be
> remembered as person who removed barriers for the whole disability
> To learn more about Justin Dart, Jr., go to http://www.jfanow.org
> I would like to send my sincere thoughts and prayers to his family.
> Paul Cannaday