• "to my beautiful sister...know that i'm so sorry this..."
    - judy collins
  • "Joy, you will be surely missed in this world. It was a..."
    - Arlene Samen
  • "So sorry for your loss!"
    - Bruce & Ila Bowman
  • "dear joy, may you be with christ and daddy in heaven..."
    - judy collins
  • "joy was my sister! we were so different in so many ways..."
    - judy collins

COVEY--Joy. The Board and Staff of NRDC mourn the loss of our beloved friend and trustee, Joy Covey. Joy was an intrepid traveler and true adventurer who worked tirelessly to help protect our oceans, wildlife and last wild places. Her indomitable spirit and her passion for nature were infectious to all who knew her. As NRDC's treasurer, Joy was a bold and brilliant financial leader who helped shape NRDC's financial vision to ensure we can carry out our mission. Joy embodied the values and spirit that drive our work, and her legacy will continue to inspire us. Our deepest sympathies go out to her son and everyone who knew, loved and respected her, as we did. Daniel R. Tishman, Chairman; Frances G. Beinecke, President; Peter Lehner, Executive Director; John H. Adams, Founding Director

Published in The New York Times on Sept. 21, 2013
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