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1979: Roy Foster served in Tuvalu in Nanumea beginning in 1979
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Roy Foster can be contacted at r_cfosteramsndcom
Country of Service: Tuvalu
Cities you served in: Nanumea
Arrival Year: 1979
Departure Year: 1981
Work Description: rural island development
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I am a master deisel mechanic, still teaching. Lakena is 22 now, born on Funafuti, the first palagi born in Tuvalu. Cindy lost her battle with cancer two years ago, she is missed.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Two years was not enough time.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
the Ericksons, Dillys, McBrides, Tim Kreiger, Drew and Robbi Yarros. We met so many good people, would love to hear from anyone who remembers Roy, Cindy, and Lakena.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Life after the Peace Corps was my greatest challenge.
Originally posted: March 26, 2003
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|By Norm Sanson (18.104.22.168) on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 3:18 pm: Edit Post|
Hello Roy Foster. Sorry to hear we have lost Cindy. Have been trying for years to track down some of you guys, just found the correct website.
I'm still flying around the Pacific, even in and out of Tuvalu, would you believe.
Currently resident in Vanuatu, working in Fiji.
Look forward to a response,
Kind regards, Norm Sanson
PS if anyone reading this knows where to track Rich McBride, now late 50s, ex pcv Tuvalu, please let me know
|By Susan Schultz (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, March 07, 2012 - 5:53 pm: Edit Post|
Try Richard Eugene McBride on Facebook.
I believe he is now in Hood River, Oregon.
This is Susie, his high school/college sweetheart. Tell him hello and hope this is helpful.