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Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
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Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of Joyce Vanderwege

Joyce Denice Vanderwege died in her sleep on April 16 at Fahey Rehabilitation (Loretto). She was born on July 25, 1928 in Savannah, New York and lived in the Syracuse area most of her life. Joyce is survived by her loving children, Maureen Harrington O'Neill of Syracuse, James M. Harrington of Goveurner and Michael S. Harrington of Sarasota. She is also survived by her loving and adored grandchildren Mae Harrington O'Neill and Michael Harrington, Jr., as well as by extended friends and...
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