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Mittagong, NSW, Australia
Have been a keen runner for more than 40 years; member of ACT Veterans Club. Ran my first of 11 marathons in 2000 and the NYC Marathon in 2005 where I carried the Australian flag at the "Friendship Run" (photo at left). Have Australian Age Category Records for two 50km Ultra Marathon events, a half marathon and 5000m track race; ACT record for 1 mile. Born in 1929 (!), I lived in Sydney with my husband, Jim, until we moved to the Southern Highlands in 1995....Jim passed away in 2011 after 45 years together, during which time we travelled extensively and made NYC our favourite destination at Christmas.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Very Sad News

My husband Jim (Mr LL)  passed away on 11th April, 2011, 83 years of age, six weeks after being diagnosed with lung cancer spread to the liver - non-operable, untreatable and terminal within months.  He was a lovely gentle man whom I nursed at home, with the wonderful help provided by the Community Palliative Care Team until the day before he died.

I will miss him for the rest of my life.

R.I.P. my lovely husband, Jim