Feb 9, 2016
Bruce Pearcy


It is with the greatest regret that the CORK Board of Directors forwards this notice of the passing of both Bruce Pearcy on February 1, 2016 and Ila Colborne on February 4, 2016.  

Bruce was always very good with computers. His early assistance with CORK really got them started on the internet. He was the first webmaster at CORK and also helped out with the computerization of results and registration. He will be greatly missed.

Ila was an exceptional volunteer. She helped with results and registration and then when CORK was at a low ebb took over running the office – phone calls, email, coordination with bookkeeper ... just what was needed. She performed all these duties in a no-nonsense, straight forward and friendly manner. She almost never arrived at the office without a cup of Timmies for everyone she thought would be there. Her absence will be felt deeply.

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