Category: Timeline

2010

03

Mar

Purvis Honeymoon Outline

I (Ed) found going thru scrapbooks/albums that Joan had prepared that Joan had kept most of the receipts from our Honeymoon.  These are used to prepare entries for the days of our Honeymoon.  I could remember the places we went but not the exact sequence or names. This enabled me to do that.

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26

Feb

Joan’s Webpage

Joan had a webpage for the Damascus Dance Centre.  She designed it and maintained it herself based on courses she took at UMBC.  She canceled the website in late 2008 or early 2009.  She kept it updated to advise her students of items of interest, schedule, etc.  When she canceled it the latest updates were […]

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06

Jan

01

Jan

2009

21

Dec

26

Nov

Joan’s Letter to Her Family

Ed found an envelope win Joan’s briefcase addressed to “My Dear Family”.  By the content we think it was written sometime in 2007.  It was read with the whole family present on Thanksgiving Day after  Ted arrived.  The first part of it was circulated to Joan’s Ballet students.  A picture of the cover of a […]

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23

Nov

Final Moments

Joan passed away peacefully in her living room as she listened to her husband, Ed, read an article from a promotional magazine for the Washington Ballet. Her daughter, Lea, and youngest son, Dean, were with her, keeping her company as well.  Her oldest son, Ted, was in Los Angeles at the time, but was fortunate […]

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2006

31

Dec

Joan at Dean & Lyena’s Wedding (Album)

The following photos were of Mom during my wedding to Lyena on December 31, 2006.

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31

Dec

Joan Wishes Dean & Lyena Well at their Wedding (Video)

This video was taken at the wedding of Dean and Lyena. While the guests ate and awaited (for overly long) for them to return to the hall, the videographer wandered around and asked people to give them video wishes for their lives together. Joan’s wishes to Dean & Lyena at their Wedding

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21

Jul

Songs from The Sea King, by Dean Purvis (Audio)

The following two songs were written and recorded by me for an Irish play I wrote called The Sea King.  Mom particularly liked these two songs and asked me to sing them for her on several occasions. “Away” from The Sea King, by Dean Purvis “Goodnight” from The Sea King, by Dean Purvis

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