Curie, Marie

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Marie, French physicist, 1867-1934.
curie - a unit of measurement of radioactivity.
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With demand for Marie Curie services growing, as more people die each year, the charity hopes that this March, more people than ever will give a donation and wear the iconic yellow flower.
Georgia Ramplin, Marie Curie community fundraiser and Brenda Donaldson of the Marie Curie Lockerbie fundraising group, have been working hard with Lockerbie Ice Rink director Linda Irmie to encourage curlers to enter.
He said: "I mentioned to one of the Marie Curie volunteers that we were looking for inspiration on how to decorate our Christmas tree this year and I suggested perhaps covering it with daffodils could be a possibility.
Ruth continued: "I am doing this in memory of my Aunty Marian who was supported by the Marie Curie Nursing service.
The service is one of many ways Marie Curie cares for people with any terminal illness.
Without the support of Marie Curie I would never have had chance to stop and take in how wonderful my Dad and his life was.
Marie Curie Newcastle has recently launched the Costa Rica Trek to raise money for the hospice.
To volunteer to collect for Marie Curie Cancer Care and support the Great Daffodil Appeal call 0131 470 2291 or go to www.
If you'd like to help your local Marie Curie fundraising team prepare for the Great Daffodil Appeal and make the 2014 campaign the most successful yet, then please contact Georgina Burke on 029 20426068 or visit www.
Members can make an enormous difference by helping to raise the vital funds needed to support the Marie Curie Hospice, Liverpool, which provides expert care and the best possible quality of life, totally free, for people with terminal illnesses.
Marie Curie Nurses, like me, provide free care for terminally ill people in their own homes.
As Marie Curie put it, "If our discovery has a commercial future, that is an accident.