Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences FoundationThunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation

Donate Now Northern Cancer Fund Northern Cardiac Fund Health Sciences Discovery Fund


Margaret's Memory Alive in the Garden

July 10, 2019


A beautiful bench, constructed by Glen Brassard, has been installed in the garden area of our hospital in memory of Margaret Rooney.  The bench was purchased by three friends – Margaret Power (left), Margaret Heino (right) and Dolores Mechtab (centre). Having just retired from her position at Thunder Bay Airport, Margaret began volunteering in the garden as an expression of her deep love of gardening.

Unfortunately, her life was cut short when a diagnosis of cancer quickly claimed her life.  During her time in the hospital, Margaret loved to spend time in the garden absorbing all the beauty and peace she felt in that environment. Thus it was agreed that the ideal tribute to this special lady would be a bench amongst the flowers she so adored and helped plant.

< back to articles

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation
980 Oliver Road  |  Thunder Bay, ON, Canada P7B 6V4  |  807 345 4673  |
OUR MISSION: To inspire the people of Northwestern Ontario to give generously to advance our healthcare at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

Charitable Registration Number: