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Memorable Manitobans: Kathy Robin Litman (1959-2000)

Nurse, community activist.

She was a nurse at the Intensive Care Medicine Unit of the St. Boniface Hospital, and a highly regarded union respresentative for Local No.5 of the St. Boniface Nurses Union. Losing her younger brother, Michael, to AIDS, Litman became a strong supporter of AIDS Awareness, travelling to conferences nationwide and participating in many fundraisers. Litman even produced a quilt made from all the AIDS T-shirts she had collected over the years. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Litman became very involved with the Multiple Sclerosis Society. She died at Winnipeg on 22 October 2000.


This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday, 28 October 2000, page 62.

Page revised: 14 October 2008

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