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BAHA'I ACTIVIST JOHN RUSHFORD DIES IN ISRAEL

John Rushford, affectionately known as "Twiggy," died after a brief illness Sunday, May 14, in Haifa, Israel. He had worked in the Baha'i community's International Teaching Center in Haifa for the last 14 years.
Rushford, a long-time St. Thomas resident, was the former husband of Realtor April Newland. He is survived by his wife, Serena, and a large circle of friends, both on St. Thomas and in Haifa. The local Baha'i community is planning a memorial service, with details to be announced.

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John Rushford, affectionately known as "Twiggy," died after a brief illness Sunday, May 14, in Haifa, Israel. He had worked in the Baha'i community's International Teaching Center in Haifa for the last 14 years.
Rushford, a long-time St. Thomas resident, was the former husband of Realtor April Newland. He is survived by his wife, Serena, and a large circle of friends, both on St. Thomas and in Haifa. The local Baha'i community is planning a memorial service, with details to be announced.