The Loss of a Dedicated Environmental Activist, Volunteer, and Water Quality Enthusiast

05/05/2022 1:06 PM | Kaitlin Fello (Administrator)

Written by Dan Corbett, Seneca Pure Waters Board Member

We are sad to share the news that Mary Rose, active community member and Pure Waters' volunteer, has passed away. Mary has been a very active volunteer and leader in the Pure Waters family for many years. She was a true champion for the health of our lake and was unselfish in her efforts to make an impact.

I first met Mary at the inaugural stream sampling training, in 2014. She had corralled friends and relatives to participate and become the core for the Big Stream team. Mary stepped right up to be the team leader for that area and has been one of the most active and vocal leaders for Pure Waters in the years since. Mary was also pivotal to our continued strong relationship with the Tripp foundation, which has been a key partner of our efforts over the years.

Our condolences go out to her family and many friends. She will be missed by many.

Pictured above, Mary Rose and Dan Corbett collecting stream data for the Seneca Pure Waters Stream Monitoring program.

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