Although the popularity of the ALS ice bucket challenge has long since faded, employees of the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care brought the challenge back in memory of a colleague.
Barry Law, a former social worker at Waypoint, succumbed to ALS in early June after battling the disease for three years.
Staff gathered on the Waypoint grounds on July 5 to remember Law and raised over $700 for the ALS Society of Canada.
“Barry had a twinkle in his eye. He loved conversation and debate, he loved CNN and loathed Donald Trump,” said Ruth Cameron, who worked alongside Barry.
“As he came to terms with the diagnosis, he knew he could make a difference and use his skills, his knowledge and his powerful communication to…