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John Schneider
Appreciation for efforts by Arbutus Ravens Roost

I want to thank Ravens Roost 97 for their wonderful help in raising money on my brother John Schneider's behalf ("Ravens Roost members rally for former member," Arbutus Times, June 8). They were thorough in contacting friends and businesses to contribute to this fundraiser. I particularly want to thank Rod Shuh, who was my first contact when I knew John was in financial trouble. Rod had asked me in the summer of 2009 after John's first medical crisis, a stroke, if we needed a fundraiser. At that time, I told Rod we were doing OK. When I saw the situation deteriorating, after John's Transverse Myelitis diagnosis, I contacted Rod. He responded immediately by...