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    :: Monday, May 29, 2006 ::

    Worker’s Memorial dedicated to former staff members - by William Lewis, The Easterner, WA
    We now have a nice place for the students and staff to go remember the folks that keep this place running,” said Macquarrie. “Think of the years people have given at Eastern. It’s way more than a job, it’s a passion, taking care of your kids.”

    “We’re the painters, the plumbers, grounds keepers, electricians, custodians, the food-service workers and the secretaries,” she added. “These are the hard-working folks that keep our university running, and pass away before they retire.”
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