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PDF Remembers Quilter Ruth Walters

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) mourns the passing of PDF Creativity Artist Ruth Walters, 90, of Santa Fe, NM, who died on January 19. Ms. Walters’ quilt, “Our Life Together,” is featured in the 2016 PDF Creativity and Parkinson’s Calendar for the month of April, Parkinson’s Awareness Month. “My mom was very proud and happy that her quilt was chosen to appear in the PDF Creativity and Parkinson’s Calendar. She was a passionate and talented quilt artist who loved color, using it to create dazzling beauty. Her creativity carried her through Parkinson’s disease, even when she could no longer sew,”… read more Read More

Parkinson’s Quilt Debuts at WPC!

It was a year in the making…but last night marked the debut of the Parkinson’s Quilt! The quilt, a project of PDF, includes 2×2 foot panels from more than 600 people from around the world. After the WPC Opening Ceremonies yesterday, the Royal Burgh of Renfrew Pipe Band led thousands of attendees into the exhibit hall… …and for the first time the world saw the Parkinson’s Quilt. We have all been touched by the personal stories told by the quilt panels. As PDF’s Executive Director noted, “Each quilt panel has a story to tell, whether it was created by a… read more Read More