In Memory of Colleen Conway 1956 – 2010

It is with great sadness that we announce that Colleen Conway passed away on April 9, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Colleen served the Van Wylen Library as Head of Technical Services from 1989 until 2009. In addition to her work with cataloging, serials and acquisitions, Colleen had a strong interest in rare books, library preservation and the history of the book. She was a strong advocate for students and supervised the hiring of library student employees for many years. Colleen was a gifted paper artist and we were blessed by many expressions of caring and friendship through the cards she handcrafted over the years. Some of her work is highlighted in the display case on the first floor of Van Wylen.

A memorial service will be held on May 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the Hope College Haworth Inn.

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