A Legacy of Love: Remembering Muriel Duckworth, Her Later Years 1996-2009

A Legacy of Love: Remembering Muriel Duckworth, Her Later Years 1996-2009

by Marion Douglas Kerans, Alan Hunter (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781552663813
Publisher: Fernwood Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Marion Douglas Kerans is a Canadian writer and activist and the author of Muriel Duckworth: A Very Active Pacifist. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Tributes to Muriel 17

A Celebration of Muriel's l00th Birthday 19

Presenting and (Representing) Muriel Pat Kipping, Halifax 19

Who and What Kept Muriel Going 35

Our Busy Lives Betty Peterson, Halifax 36

Women's Annual Retreat Anne-Marie Zilliacus, Ottawa 37

The Halifax Raging Grannies Maureen Vine, Dartmouth 39

Involving Women in Peace Sandy Greenberg, Halifax 43

Rich Friendships Fatima Cajee, Halifax 45

An Environmentalist Too Martin Rudy Haase 47

Organizing Muriel's Papers Marie Koehler, Halifax 48

Aging and Home Care 53

On Becoming a "Handmaiden" Norma Scott, Halifax 54

A Night with Muriel Errol Sharpe Boutilier's Point 55

Friendly Care Helen Lofgren, Halifax 59

Le don d'allumer les êtres Micheline Delorme, Magog 61

Thoughts on the Closing Time Suellen Bradfield, Halifax 62

Muriel's Gift of Being Present in the Moment Heather Menzies, Ottawa 64

Muriels Influence on Friends of Every Age 67

Muriel, My Namesake Mariel Angus, Ottawa 67

Ode to Muriel Colleen Ashworth, Halifax 69

Remembering Our Muriel Duckworth Marie Hammond-Callaghan Sackville, N.B. 71

Remembering Muriel Margaret Murphy Duncan Falls, B.C. 74

Family Memories of Muriel 77

Grandchildren's Testaments 77

Martin Duckworth, Muriel's son 80

Eleanor Duckworth, Muriel's daughter 81

John Duckworth, Muriel's son 84

Audrey Schirmer, Muriel's daughter-in-law 90

Ruth Plumpton, Muriel's niece 91

Jean Cooper, Muriel's niece 93

Eulogies for Muriel from across the Country 95

From Austin, Quebec Anne Wonham 95

Halifax Friends Memorial Donna Smyth 98

Halifax Memorial Gillian Thomas 99

Halifax Memorial Betty Peterson 101

Montreal Memorial Bonnie Klein 102

Montreal Memorial Elaine Newman 104

Vancouver Friends Meeting Barbara Taylor 105

Salt Spring Island, B.C Marion Pape 106

Halifax Memorial Anna Duckworth 108

Epilogue 111

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