Wendy Thompson

Profile Updated: September 5, 2020
Residing In Detroit, MI USA
Spouse/Partner Ronnie Allen, deceased 2006
Occupation retired autoworker
Children Brett, 1978, went to U. of M., now a mechanical engineer
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Worked as an autoworker for 33 year in Detroit, active and held office in UAW. Still active in the union and in the community living in Detroit. Active in the Bernie Sanders campaign.

Student in France in 1968 and participated in the student movement there. Still maintain international ties through this experience and international union activity through the union magazine Labor Notes.

School Story

Appreciated my experience in the Civil Rights Movement in Evanston, particularly the discussions about race relations that were organized during homeroom for our senior year.

I got called to the office for distributing flyers about a Northwestern tutoring program based in Chicago. The ETHS bus in this program had some great discussions.

I enjoyed participating in the production of the Gondoliers and the ETHS Marching Band. When I got to USC, they still were not allowing women!

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Posted on: Jan 15, 2021 at 6:26 PM

Dear Wendy,

Good afternoon, I hope that all is well. No, Mary Ann did not die of Covid. She succumbed to Cancer. Please take care and stay well. Much love and blessings!

Oliver

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Does anyone knoow if she died from covid? I would appreciate this information. thanks

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Did he die from Covid?

 

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Dec 22, 2020 at 10:53 PM

I believe Jeffery is the third classmate to die from COVID19 or is it more? I agree, everyone get the vaccine, wear a mask and abide by social distancing.

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Posted on: Sep 06, 2020 at 7:47 PM

Welcome, Kathie! What a wonderful business. Glad we have gotten back in touch and I enjoy the quilt you made for me very much!

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Jun 02, 2019 at 4:33 PM

I missed Darryl at our most recent reunions and heard sadly about his illness. We were friends at Dewey School and reconnected at reunions both of us having spent our adult lives in Detroit. He was well known as a basketball player at the University of Detroit and then went on to a high profile job with HAP, a health insurance company. I would enjoy seeing his name in their monthly newsletter. So sorry to hear of his early death.

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Happy Birthday!

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happy birthday!

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Happy Birthday, Marc! Please update us on your activities as an activist!

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