Death of Jim McKenney

Mark Mazer via pbs
Sat, 30 Jan 2021 11:40:44 PST
Fondly remembered....birds, baking, "botany", and "biblio'......


On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 1:15 PM Sally Bourrie via pbs <> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I have just learned of the death of Jim McKenney, a true treasure for so
> many garden groups. The leader of another group I belong to wrote the
> following:
>      Jim went into the hospital this late fall with diabetic
> complications, and after the hospital went to rehab.  Reading between the
> lines, he got COVID in rehab.  He died yesterday of COVID at Shady Grove
> hospital.
>      Because of COVID, he’s being cremated.  There will be a service, MUCH
> later.    His sister, Maxine, will keep the ashes and there will be burial
> with Wayne in Virginia, when it’s safe.   Maxine will keep us posted, but
> she said, “it’ll be a long time.”
> I personally relied on him for knowledge and expertise, which he shared
> with infinite generosity.
> Sincerely,
> Sally BourrieSilver Spring, MD  Zone 7a/b
> sallybourrie.comBe kind whenever possible. It is always possible.-- Dalai
> Lama
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