We have been informed of the sad death on 9 July of Anne Sauvy (Wilkinson) who had been a member since 1975.  In addition to being a very accomplished alpine ice climber, Anne is best known as a prize winning mountain author. Her books of short stories - Flammes des Pierres - The Game of Mountain and Chance - Darkness and the Azure - were translated into multiple languages and won many literary awards. Anne also wrote 'Mountain Rescue Chamonix Mont Blanc, a highly acclaimed account of the PGHM rescue service.

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#2 Ken Findlay 2020-07-30 14:20
Such a sad loss, I really enjoyed reading novels, she was such a talented woman. Another sad loss to our 'mountaineering family'
#1 Robin N Campbell 2020-07-22 21:03
This is a sad loss. Her short mountain fiction was of outstanding quality, and celebrated the better side of mountaineering: its romantic heart, the companionship of the rope, and the beauty of the high Alps.

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