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Letter: Lyon’s legacy lives with Forest Conservancy

Lyon’s legacy lives with Forest Conservancy

Dear Editor:

Sadly, on Sunday, May 5, the inspiration and co-founder of the Forest Conservancy, Joanne Lyon, passed away. Joanne’s inexhaustible energy and optimism will be sorely missed. Her passion for protecting our forest was contagious and as a result, the volunteer corps grew by leaps and bounds.

The Forest Conservancy and our community have lost a dear friend. However, when each of the volunteer rangers dons his or her uniform, Joanne’s spirit will live on in each of us. On behalf of all of us at the Forest Conservancy, we send our heartfelt condolences to the Lyon family.

Marcia Johnson

Executive director, Forest Conservancy

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