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Presented to the National Stroke Association
May 1, 2000

This quilt was made for the National Stroke Association.  They have always been a good friend to The Stroke Network, The idea was obtain maximum exposure to visitors by displaying it in the lobby of their corporate headquarters located in Colorado. 

The 35 stroke survivors on this quilt are noted on the following grid, according to their positions on the quilt.  Those who made a quilt square and provided a story are shown in bold.  Click the link below to read their stories.     

Quilt Square Stories

Layout of Quilt

Rosalie Hall

Bill Cheatham

Steve Mallory

Howard Hall

Norma Penney

Gloria Mesjia Bill McDonald Dixie Beer Cornelius Ruchti Maria Lopez
Bill Jellison

Sheri Pherigo 

Rex Stocklin

Lloyd Meyers 

Betty Smith
Garry Woodworth

Francis DePetro

Antoinette DePetro

Joseph DePetro

Bob Eller
Linda Curtis

Bill McClain

Jenny Brunner

Freda Lake

Mary Spencer
Barbara Ward

LEAS

John Sommerfeldt

Dee C

Joan Raney
John Vujevich

Dorothy Weber  

Bill McMurray Bill C   Susan

Stroke Warning Signs

bullet Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body   
bullet Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding   
bullet Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes   
bullet Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination   
bullet Sudden, severe headache with no known cause



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Original date 3/1/96 Revised 9/24/14