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  • Kathleen Scheuing
    Dec 19, 2013
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      Very sad news.  See below.

       

       

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      From: I-I District of Kiwanis Intl. [mailto:iioffice@...]
      Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2013 1:30 PM
      To: Amron Buchanan; Bill Milligan; Bill Piper; Bob Hall; Brian Cunat; Gary Heath; Jeff Wallace; Jim Dooley; Jim Rochford; John Hall; John Moreland; John Peter Curielli; John Vanderheyden; Judy Sunderland; Ken Whitmore; Kevin McConnell; Larry Forsberg; Larry Spone; Leo Cardelli; Pattie Heath; Paul Palazzolo; Rae Rupp-Srch
      Cc: Barbara Wood; Bill Cummings; Bill Siess; Calvin Brandon; Cary Holman; Concetta Peconio; Dave Butler; Dick Cox; Doug Ward; Ed Schussler; Gary Gummersheimer; Janet Butler; Jerry Goldblatt; Jim Tucker; Jim Wolinski; Jimmy Barber; John Lorenzo; Kathy Eddy; Kathleen Scheuing; Lisa Delaney; Mara Wicklund; Mary Carlson; Mary Meike; Michael Hendricks; Patrick Stout; Ruby Cunefare; Sara Hunt; Shirley Elkin; Stew Liechti; Suzy Himmel-Pollack; Sylvia Banes; Waneen Stout
      Subject: Kiwanis - Janet Rowley

       

      FYI…

       

      Andrea Raycraft, Executive Director
      Illinois-Eastern Iowa District of Kiwanis International
      2422 E. Washington St, Suite 106
      Bloomington, IL  61704
      Phone:  309.585.2216  Fax:     309.808.1172
      E-mail:  iioffice@...

       

      From: William S. Piper [mailto:wpiper@...]
      Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2013 11:08 AM
      To: 'I-I District of Kiwanis Intl.'; Ken Whitmore; 'Jeanann 1-Whitmore'; Amron Buchanan; Bob Hall; Brian Cunat; Heath, Gary; Jeff Wallace; Jim Dooley; Jim Rochford; John Curielli; John Hall; Moreland, John; John Vanderheyden; Judy and Ken Sunderland; sundun44@...; Kevin McConnell; forsberg@...; Lawrence Spone; Palazzolo, Paul; column41@...; Rae Srch; Robert Brunton; Roger Elble, MD; dacox58@...
      Subject: Janet Rowley

       

      Attached is the article in the Tribune today about the passing of Janet Rowley.

       

      Ken Whitmore and I received an invitation a few weeks ago and attended a special reception at the University of Chicago announcing the establishment of Professorship Chair in her name at the University.  While Janet needed the assistance of a wheel chair, she had that famous twinkle in her eye.  We were able to spend a few moments with her while she once again told her friends of the support she received from Kiwanis over the many years.  She particularly spoke of our tour in 2012 and the equipment we donated to her lab, including the efforts of Don Miller in negotiating down the price.

       

      I told her friends that the Kiwanis members in our District were her biggest “fan club”, if a scientific researcher could ever have a fan club.  When she received an honor, we all shared a sense of pride in knowing we helped support her work.  Janet was one of three long time researchers the Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation honored with a 60th Anniversary Commemorative Coin.

       

      http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-obit-janet-rowley-20131219,0,7983972.story

       

      William Piper

      Execitive Director

      I-I District Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation

       


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