South Hadley, Massachusetts
Sheri E. Kurtz
Sheri was a warm-hearted and generous being , an enthusiastic and thoughtful listener , a nuanced communicator of ideas and feelings with never a need to take anyone down a peg. Sheri held convictions and beliefs that centered around protecting , honoring and supporting all human beings . For over thirty years she advocated for , collaborated with , and empowered the battered and bruised, the marginalized , the oppressed . Just a few days prior to her death she was working as the program director of a community mental health clinic in Springfield, Massachusetts . One of her first jobs was as a legal advocate at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. Sheri was strong , valiant , and courageous....