We belong to the ground - in its power we must stay, close to it, or maybe we will get lost.
In loving memory of Valerie Pragnell; inspirational, respected and well known artist, creative and talented cook, caring and devoted mother of Anna and Sophie and adoring grandmother of Kai and Niamh. She was a friend to so many, life-giving and dynamic. The world is much diminished by her loss and we will all miss her so very much.
Taking solace and inspiration from nature and the landscape, she would often be found on the shore or in the woods, looking for material to use in her art, or simply enjoying the winds, woods and weather.
We know she is at peace now and are listening for her in the wind, woods and waves. She will always be with us.
"Be the seasons,
Be the leaf.
Fall gracefully when your time comes
To let go.
Trust in the circle,
To end is to begin."
Thank you, love Toni With much love from Jean & Martin To celebrate the life of a wonderful woman who inspired us all Rachel Farey With love and sympathy from Chris, Ruth, Eleanor & Ian xx - York love from Nicole xxx Rest in Peace. Barbara & Bruce From Mary Anne and Alice with love. to Valerie. It was a privaledge to know you and I will remember you fondly. With love, Wilma Mum - you will always be with us. All our love, Sophie and Nick. May you find peace. God Bless you. To Valerie, you are greatly missed. With love and fond memories, Karen x With love from Isabella, Marina & Phillip Williams Val, you were a great friend and support, wonderful company and will always be an inspiration. Lots of love Nigel, Tania, Isabel and Clare. Your friendly helpfulness at exhibitions was always most welcome- from fellow artist and nature lover. The Ostertag Family From Valerie's darling Kai-Pie and Boo who loved their 'Ma-ma' so dearly, even when she was ill, with the unconditional love of children. She is missed beyond words.
Donated by Phillip Reeves, Toni Bonner, Olivia Rodger, Jean & Martin Pragnell, Rachel Farey, Nicholas & Alison Muntz, Chris, Ruth, Eleanor & Ian, Nicole Pragnell, Mr J B Towl, Margaret Budgen, Barbara and Bruce, Mary Carroll, Wilma Paterson, Sophie Pragn
11th September 2006
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