Monday, February 11, 2008

From Premature Death to a Permanent Legacy

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Jeff Lamont
Jeff Lamont (right), before his death, is shown with his older brother, Mike. photo- Leelanau Enterprise
"A young man’s death to cancer was used as inspiration to create a permanent legacy for his life through the preservation of 40 acres near Christmas Cove and its deliverance to the Leelanau Conservancy.

Jeff Lamont’s nearly 6-year battle with cancer was drawing to a conclusion late last summer when the Conservancy received a call from his mother, Bridget Lamont. One of her son’s dying wishes was to make a contribution to the Conservancy’s Leelanau Preservers program. Jeff held on for three more weeks of life ... "

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