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Nicola Mary Susan Carlson
Nicky Carlson, an employee from the Registrar’s Office at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 57 years.

Fr. Desmond Thomas McGrath
Fr. Desmond McGrath, an honorary graduate of Memorial University, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, age 74 years. He received an honorary doctor of laws degree in 1984 for his work with Richard Cashin to form the Fisherman’s Union - United Food and Commercial Workers Union which later became part of the Fisherman, Food and Allied Workers Union. He worked with the Fishermen’s’ Union from 1981-1984 and 1989-1996.