It caught me quite by surprise this morning when I read in the obituary that my friend, Dot Walker, had passed away. Seeing that there is no visitation I believe it is only fitting to give Dot the thanks she so greatly deserves for the extra special care she took of the Chief John Ross House and surrounding grounds, and for her dedication towards the taking care of the wildlife she was so fond of.
Dot was not one to sit idly by a problem and wait on someone else to fix it. Likewise, she was a person of few words and did not mince her true emotions. Her objectives were always to help preserve and protect something she was proud to be apart of (the house and grounds).
While most people choose to ignore a problem or just don't want to get involved Dot would just jump in and get it done. Many times over the years she would call me and tell me a problem had been solved and I and the John Ross board were so appreciative.
Dot Walker will be missed by me and the board for the tireless work she did. Truly Dot will be missed. I can think of no one that would even come close to taking her place.
Thank you, Dot.
Larry Rose and Board Members of Chief John Ross House Association