Dolores Forman 1935-2010. A dear and beloved friend has passed away. She will be missed. "In a recent phone call with her, she spoke of the long history we all have together and how DNA has united us in our work. She talked about missing her precious daughter Rhonda, who died at age 23 from juvenile hemochromatosis. Rhonda would have been 50 years old this year. We talked about her beautiful and talented daughter Cynthia and Engram, Dolores's only grandchild and her beloved husband Robert. Dolores was a gentle, kind woman who was willing to reach out and help anyone in need. " Cheryl Garrison, Executive Director, Iron Disorders Institute
Dolores is survived by her husband Robert (Bob), one daughter Cynthia, one grandson Engram, a sister, Era Mae Adams, and two brothers Irvin Brannon, and Wendell Gene Brannon.
The family has asked that people make donations in Dolores's name in lieu of flowers; Iron Disorders Institute is among the charities the family has desingated to recieve such donations. IDI will notify the family of your donation (excepting the amount), with one of our special "In My Father's Hands" cards.
If you have comments for the family, please send them to me: Cheryl Garrison: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to make a donation in Honor of Dolores online, click on the Give tab on the navigation bar to the left.
If you prefer to mail a donation, you may send it to:
Iron Disorders Institute
PO Box 675, Taylors, SC 29687
Photo: Dolores at IRONUSA 2001, Greenville, SC. She is the 2001 recipient of Iron Disorders Institute "Stars, in our eyes" award, given to layperson individuals who have made significant contributions to raising awareness about iron disorders.
Messages from friends to the family of Dolores Forman
"In loving memory of Dolores. Kay and Ron Prevatt, Chip and Kayron and their families especially thought and prayed for you all on her birthday, the 12th. We all love you so very much and will continue to pray for all of you in the days ahead. We feel a huge void in all of our lives. Love to you."
Chris & Harry Kieffer: "Dolores was a precious person and good friend. Every year on September 11 we talked by phone--because she and I had been on the phone when this terrible tragedy occurred. I will miss her. Our love and condolences to Bob, Cindy, and Engram.
Dr. & Mrs. Louis Heck "Dolores was a kind and sweet woman. Our condolences to the family."
Posted on Sun, April 24, 2011
by Iron Disorders Institute filed under