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Dwayne Backer remembered: ‘I try not to think of what I can’t do’ – The Sudbury Star

Thursday, 22 September, 2022

Dwayne Backer remembered: ‘I try not to think of what I can’t do’ – The Sudbury Star

I would like to pay tribute to a very special person, Dwayne Backer, who passed away on Aug. 23 at the age of 83.

I first met Dwayne about 25 years ago on a garden tour with my husband, Richard, and we knew then that there was something wrong with him but appreciated his incredible knowledge about plants.

A few years later, after I had been diagnosed with dystonia, a neurological movement disorder that causes muscles to pull or spasm, we were back in his garden, on another tour. My husband recognized that perhaps Dwayne had dystonia. We chatted him up and sure enough, he did.

Read more at: https://www.thesudburystar.com/life/dwayne-backer-remembered-i-try-not-to-think-of-what-i-cant-do

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