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“Some lady walked up to her and said, ‘I don’t think you know me, but I wanted to introduce myself,’” Anna Bowman remembered a woman telling her aunt. “‘You made an impact on me.’”
Yet slowly, Blanchar’s larger-than-life personality was sapped. Anxiety and depression set in as her connections to the people she loved became less frequent. Eventually, she moved into a nursing home, hoping that it might lead to more opportunities for socialization.
“Once my sister was able to get to know the residents, she loved it,” Bowman said. “She was always their cheerleader for life. Part of that was the teacher in her.”
There were plenty of issues in the nursing home. The level of care she received left much to be desired, Bowman said. But whether she was in the dining room or the movie room, Bowman said Blanchar “wanted to make sure everybody was included and nobody was left out.”
Blanchar was taken to the hospital in April, having caught the coronavirus.
Despite the void Blanchar’s death leaves, her legacy lives on.
Since Blanchar’s death, her qualities have become all the more apparent in the lives of those who knew her.
“A little bit of all of us died when Kim died,” Long said. “If we could treat others like Kim treated us, the world would be a better place.”
Contributed by the Indianapolis Star
Provided Lloyd ‘Lucky’ Hall
Name: Lloyd “Lucky” Hall
Died: March 29, 2020
Lloyd “Lucky” Hall showed the way.
Whether it was life advice, business assistance or encouragement to pursue education, Lucky was there to steer people in the black community on the right course.
“He liked mentoring and helping people to set up, with business or legal services or help with their taxes,” said his wife of 28 years, LaVreen Hall. “His friends were his friends for life, and he felt a responsibility to take care of them.”
Hall, 69, died March 29 from respiratory co