ObituariesAmanda Laura Forward
Amanda Forward, a student in the Department of Biology, was killed Dec. 18, 2008, at the age of 20 years as a result of a tragic motor vehicle accident. She attended Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in the 2006-2007 year and was pursuing a degree in biology at the St. John’s campus with hopes of a career in animal science and care.
Gerrit Maureau, the former executive director of Memorial’s Oil and Gas Development Partnership (OGDP), and his wife Sheila Malm, a doctor, are believed to have been killed when the twin engine 58 Beechcraft Baron aircraft in which they were flying crashed in Southern Colorado on Dec. 20, 2008.
Prudence Donaldson WrightPrue Wright, the wife of chairman emeritus of Memorial’s campus in Harlow, England, Dr. David Wright, passed away Sept. 8, 2008, aged 82. Ms. Wright was also chief nursing officer of the Harlow Occupational Health Service and co-ordinated Memorial’s nursing faculty’s visits to Harlow and their nursing program.