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Thanks (fwd)

For Jean -

I asked Brian about a memorial when I was there yesterday, and he said there 
was none as far as he knew. 

Thought you might be interested in seeing Sandi's further email.
I found the Sept/Oct '91 AT News story about the other memorial in MA - 
which I told her about. (That's what she is referring to in her email.)

Also - when I was there yesterday - I read that report by Donald Williams 
on the Upattinas hike. That was a real treat!!  


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 1995 07:35:23 -0700 (MST)
From: Sandi Schiable <SCHIABLE@UWYO.EDU>
To: kathy@fred.net
Subject: Thanks


Thank you so much for asking around about a memorial for me. I do 
appreciate your help. I received a wonderful letter from a hiker by 
the name of Marshall, who told me that no, in fact, there was not a 
memorial that he had ever seen or heard of, but that Bobby and Susan 
would be remembered always, for their story is passed from hiker to 
hiker. He had actually read the book that was written about them 
"Murder on the Appalachian Trail", so he knew quite a bit about the 
case, and has shared the story with many.

An interesting fact about these two, is that they were hiking to 
raise funding for Bobby's mothers organization The Little Red 
Schoolhouse, a home for mentally challenged children. They had a 
large group of hikers, but the group had split up over the miles.

I think that Marshall is right, they will be remembered in their own 
way, not only for what happened to them, but for what they were 
accomplishing for themselves and for others.

I do hope to visit the memorial that you mentioned someday. Thank you 
for being so helpful.