On Sunday, May 15, several friends, a co-worker and an old client, gathered in front of the tree planted in Marie’s memory to remember both a wonderful lady and an outstanding SLP.
We opened with some words from Tania Kamienski explaining why we were there. While this date had no specific meaning since her birthday was in April and the fatal accident occurred in October, it did mark approximately 20 years since her passing. It was also meaningful that a little about the Marie Poulos Bursary Fund was mentioned; why it is in effect, and why we are so active in trying to build it up.
After Tania’s words of welcome, each person said a few words – how they remembered Marie, what effect she had on them. Many descriptive words were used to describe her – elegant, compassionate, understanding, patient, caring were only a few; there were many more. (more…)