Family, friends and the Arbor Heights Elementary School community are mourning teacher Lynn Barnicle, who has lost her fight with leukemia. Read on for the invitation to a community memorial:
Thanks to the friends and school community members who have forwarded information including this:
The memorial for Ms. Barnicle is this Sunday, 11 am-5 pm at Camp Long. According to the invitation, “there will be a potluck, and casual attire is welcome. Musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments.”
Her courageous fight against leukemia, which finally claimed her life last weekend, is chronicled on this website – including posts with well-wishes from students and others at the school, even video clips.
She was working at the school up till the last day of the session June 22, according to this post on her website, and she resumed treatment the day after. According to an earlier post on the site, she had begun treatment in November of last year. Ms. Barnicle was 50 years old and the mother of two. This post on the Arbor Heights PTSA website has information on where to send condolence cards. (It also mentions a memorial at school, for the students, is expected to be held in the fall.)