[GSBN] The (Canadian) Patron Saint of SBC
ArchiLogic at yahoo.ca
Sun Jul 26 10:51:43 CDT 2015
I hope that Don Fugler will forgive me this indiscretion but I know that
many people in the SB community have benefited from the efforts of Don on
their behalf and furthering strawbale building science in general while he
was working at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's Research Division.
The following excerpt is self-explanatory:
==================== copied, pasted and forwarded without Don's knowledge
On Sun, 26 Jul 2015 07:03:27 -0400, Don Fugler <donfugler at gmail.com> wrote:
Sharon will probably die in the next several days. She had a cardiac
arrest and ensuing brain damage. She is not expected to live long once
they take her off the breathing machine. We are all in shock here but
family and friends have been very supportive. There is a floating cast of
10-20 people in the ICU "quiet" room. I am sure they will be glad to get
rid of us. I have been savouring the diversity and intensity of hugs.
I will let you know when events come to pass.
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I never met Don's wife Sharon in person but I do know that just a year or
two prior to Don's retirement from CMHC, Sharon had made a trip to Nepal
to do a Yoga Teacher training program and maybe a year or two following
her return, she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
In offering my useless but well-meaning comments to Don after hearing that
news, Don revealed that Sharon was the "poster child" for healthy
I am without words, but I can forward Don's to you.
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Rob Tom . . . T60BOM
Kanata, Ontario, Canada
A r c h i L o g i c at Y a h o o dot C A
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