In Memoriam

NASIG Newsletter, Oct 2011

Published on 09/01/11

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In Memoriam

and the July 2011 issue of Serials (the UKSG's official journal) contained some lovely remembrances. The joint NASIG/UKSG John Merriman Award was established to honor his enormous contributions to the success of both organizations. In Memoriam John Merriman Marla Edelman Maureen Grant NASIG Newsletter We were sorry to hear about the recent death of longtime NASIG member Marla Edelman. From 19841998, Marla was the serials librarian at University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Prior to coming to Greensboro, she worked in serials at the Chicago Public library and at SUNY-Binghamton. Both her BA and MLS were from the University of Illinois. She retired in 1998 to battle multiple sclerosis. Marla was very active in NASIG during her working career and was part of the site selection committee for the 10th Anniversary Conference at Duke University. Marla had a delightfully positive outlook on life and was a treasured friend and colleague to many. You can see an obituary at http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20110425/ ARTICLES/110429908. - It is our sad duty to inform you of the recent tragic death of Maureen Grant. Maureen was a librarian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 26 years. According to NASIG colleagues, she was a great storyteller whose presence will be sorely missed. Donations may be made to Friends of the New Glarus Public Library or the Green County Humane Society. http://www.lively-nation.com/obits/wisc/ 124512349.html


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