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May 11th, 2003, 06:47 AM
Rosemary Dawson, age 81, died on Saturday, May 3, 2003. Dawson was a top swimmer and coach. Her father, Matt Mann, II, was the swimming coach of the 1952 Olympic Team and had a long career as a swimming coach at Michigan University, where Rosemary also coached. Rosemary's husband is Buck Dawson, founder & Director Emeritus of the International Swimming Hall of Fame. In 1976, RoseMary was Florida's Coach of the Year. You can read more about Rosemary at www.swiminfo.com/lane9/news/5333.asp. A scholarship fund for future campers has been set up. Donations may be sent to:
Chik-0-Mak Foundation
c/o Bob Duenkel
340 Sunset Drive
No. 205
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

May 13th, 2003, 04:30 PM
Is there an address where I might send a condolence card, aside from the scholarship address? Jennifer Parks, Michigan Masters

May 13th, 2003, 07:41 PM
With condolences, you can write to:
Buck Dawson
Essex Towers
340 Sunset Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

I know Buck would love hearing from any swimmers. He never forgets anyone and would greatly appreciate hearing from anyone who knew Rosemary.
Thank you!