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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:04:09 -0400
Linda Lord <[log in to unmask]>
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Linda Lord <[log in to unmask]>
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I am stunned and so sad to read this news.  Deepest sympathy to her family
and many friends.  Wendy was a lovely person and professional.

On 3/27/15, 6:08 PM, "Avery Olmstead" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>My first semester in library school, Wendy was a TA in the intro class
>for the distance students.  Our big assignment was to write an ethical
>dilemma paper.  The theme was harder to grasp than I originally thought
>and I ended up writing the paper 7 times! Wendy never gave up on me
>though & she was as excited as I was when I finally got it right.  (she
>laughed when I forgot to change the file name the last time, and she
>received an email with the attachment, "I am so sick of this paper.DOC"
>:)   I'll miss her.
>> Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:45:37 -0400
>> From: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: [MELIBS-L] Wendy Miller, sad news
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Dear Maine librarians, I know that many of you know or have known Wendy
>> Miller through work or school or because she has helped you answer a
>> reference question.  Sad news was received yesterday to those of us
>>that are
>> 'friends' on her Facebook page via her daughter Zoe.  I have gotten
>> permission from Zoe to share what she wrote.
>> "On Sunday March 22nd, my mom got her dream of a kidney transplant. That
>> afternoon, she suffered a devastating stroke. Wendy passed away today
>> our family at her side. Our hearts are broken.
>> We expect to do a memorial service in April. I will post details when we
>> have them."
>> Sorry to be the bearer of such terrible news but I know that many on
>> listserv would want to know.  Wendy was a wonderful and smart
>>librarian, a
>> friend to many, a mom, a grandmother, and much more.
>> Sadly, 
>> Joyce McKenney