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    I have put a little article up about Heather on the AFHS homepage. http://afhs.ab.ca/ Heather had one AFHS email address coming to her: seminar@afhs.ab.ca.
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 28, 2011
      I have put a little article up about Heather on the AFHS homepage.

      Heather had one AFHS email address coming to her: seminar@.... Could
      someone please contact me privately to let me know who this email should be
      going to now?

      Many thanks. Wish I had known Heather better - I did not have the pleasure
      of working directly with her but my impression of her was of a cheerful,
      hard-working individual. Undoubtedly, this is another tremendous blow to the

      Dawn Kirkpatrick, Webmaster
      Alberta Family Histories Society

      -----Original Message-----
      From: owner-dist-gen@... [mailto:owner-dist-gen@...] On Behalf
      Of Mertie Beatty
      Sent: August 27, 2011 9:53 PM
      To: AFHS; William Campbell
      Subject: Re: HEATHER JAREMKO

      Hi All:

      On August 1st I also worked at our AFHS table at Fort Calgary, and once
      again experienced the enthusiasm and dedication which was so typical of
      Heather Jaremko. So I was truly shocked to see her obituary in today's
      Calgary Herald. My condolences to Andrew and to her children and

      We have lost a tireless volunteer and very capable worker in Heather. She
      was dedicated to genealogy research. She worked on various AFHS Projects
      and Committees as well as serving on the Board. We will miss her indeed.

      Mertie Beatty

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "William Campbell" <wacampbell@...>
      To: "AFHS" <dist-gen@...>
      Cc: "Clarke, Kay" <clarkegk@...>
      Sent: Saturday, August 27, 2011 9:05 PM
      Subject: HEATHER JAREMKO

      > Hello folks:
      > Whether we have been close to the heart of the AFHS organization recently
      > or not, to know Heather was to know a true and selfless volunteer with a
      > infinite passion for genealogy. Those who were privileged to know her will

      > never forget her warm enthusiasm and tireless work for our Society. We
      > have suffered an enormous loss.
      > It is a sad day.
      > Most recently Heather was the link between our Public Relations Committee,

      > always serving faithfully on our Board of Directors.
      > Whenever there was a call for volunteers to staff our display at a
      > community event we could count on Heather to be the 'first response'. She
      > did far more than her share to honour her membership in this fine Society.
      > It is a very sad day.
      > On August first she served for the full day with our engagement at Fort
      > Calgary's Heritage Day. She so enthusiastically helped children and
      > families create their first family tree. We parted in the afternoon with
      > Heather expressing concern for her husband Andrew, with never a mention of

      > any personal health concerns, but anxious to be part of the next AFHS
      > community outreach.
      > It is indeed a very sad day.
      > We will miss you Heather, you have been an inspiration to us all.
      > Rest in peace.
      > --
      > "People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to
      > their ancestors." - Edmund Burke
      > CALGARY, Alberta, CANADA
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