AWARD WINNERIPPY SILVER MEDALRICHARD JOSEPH BARRON had sailed the world over, fought a war, and returned home to Newfoundland to raise three children with his beloved wife His life had been full of adventure, and he shared his stories without malice or ego, whenever he was asked Until they were stolen from his memory When Dick Barron fought Alzheimer s, awareness of the disease was still limited He knew that he was forgetting, but not why His family knew that he was disappearing, but not how Yet beneath the shadow of that slow tragedy, the spirit of his life was not lost Emerging from the darkness, his daughter learned an important truth what the mind forgets, the soul remembers For , visit standingtall