Remembering ‘A Legend’

Rescue Squad Mourns First Woman Chief Tammy Blizzard

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Posted: February 27, 2013

Nancy Bradburn of McGaheysville signs the guest book Monday at a gathering to honor the memory of former Harrisonburg Rescue Squad Chief Tammy Blizzard that was held at the rescue station on Reservoir Street. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Robert Underwood of Harrisonburg, an emergency room doctor at Rockingham Memorial Hospital, and Emily Fowler of Richmond, who once was an ER nurse at RMH, look through Harrisonburg Rescue Squad scrapbooks made by former Chief Tammy Blizzard. They were part of the crowd that gathered Monday for a memorial at the squad station to honor Blizzard, who died last week.
HARRISONBURG — When Melanie Morris joined the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad as a James Madison University freshman in 1989, one of the first people she met was Tammy Blizzard.

Blizzard mentored…


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