Just hours before Amanda died, we met with her palliative care doctor and her regular nurse and talked about the weeks to come. The doctor urged Amanda to get busy on memory-making, and leaving things behind for Gordon. We didn't even get to begin. I had dozens of questions printed out, the camera charged, the microphone at hand, ready to put together an extensive video biography that would show Gordon what his mother looked and sounded like, so he'd never feel like he was losing the memory. In the absence of her memories, let's use yours and ours . Let's make that video. I've seen comments on Facebook in the past two weeks from people who've said wonderful things about Amanda. YOU are who I'm talking about here. Hey, even if you didn't like her, you probably have a story. The more material I have to work with, the better this will be. TOPIC SUGGESTIONS: How did you know Amanda? What did you first think of her? Major stories or memories th
Video preservation and personal history are the current mission for London, Ontario broadcaster Scott Simpson.