AIS: Ginny Burton
- Subject: [iris-photos] AIS: Ginny Burton
- From: John I Jones email@example.com
- Date: Sat, 08 Feb 2003 10:26:20 -0800
Clarence Mahan writes:
> Dear iris friends.
> Today I received a call from Ruth Wilder telling me that Ginny Burton,
> past president of SJI and the organizer of a number of Japanese iris
> conventions, died this morning. Ginny served as RVP, Region 5, from
> 1975 to 1977, and under her leadership AIS membership showed
> considerable growth in the region.
> An email from Pat Brooks advised that Ginny fell two weeks ago and was
> hospitalized with a broken ankle. She then suffered a stroke which
> caused her death. I know her many friends will be saddened by this
> news. Several of you may not have known Ginny, but I can tell you that
> she was tireless in her support of AIS, SJI and Japanese irises in
> North America. The world of irises has lost a good friend.
> (Note to Shirley Pope: Perhaps you could let Currier know about this.
> I know was very fond of Ginny.) Sincerely, Clarence Mahan
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