In Loving Memory

Our dear friend and partner in REUNION, Virginia MacLean died at her home on the morning of June 4, 2007. She was surrounded by family and at peace with her life and impending death. She is survived by her mother, 9 brothers and sisters, many nieces and nephews, and her beautiful 2-1/2 year old daughter, Paige.

Virginia was an extraordinary person. She faced her fight against Multiple Myeloma with strength, dignity, grace, and optimism. She was not only the inspiration for the REUNION project, but an active participant in every facet. Even as she realized the odds of her own survival were diminishing, she pushed harder and harder to make REUNION a success. She believed wholeheartedly in the work of Dr. Berenson and understood the value of bringing hope to others.

We are deeply saddened by her passing but know how fortunate we were to call Virginia our friend. We salute her spirit and will honor her wishes to continue this mission. We will be back with REUNION '08 to celebrate Virginia's life and hopefully aid IMBCR in finding a cure for this disease.

Thanks to the many of you that have supported our efforts by purchasing REUNION beer and for your generous donations. Together we can make a difference.

In loving memory,
Alan & Pete