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Framingham Public Schools Announce The Karen Foran Dempsey Scholarship

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 4:30 pm on January 19, 2021

[photo] Karen Foran Dempsey, Framingham, MAFRAMINGHAM, MA - Born and raised in Framingham, Karen Foran Dempsey spent her entire life advocating for equality for those with disabilities, and most recently served as District 2’s School Committee Member. She experienced a challenging physical disability from herearly years and never let it impede her living life to the fullest, as she used her experience to advocate vigorously for all people to have equal access and equal opportunity. Sadly, Karen died suddenly at the age of 54 on December 24, 2020. (Obituary)

“Karen’s passing is a tremendous loss for our community as we have all learned from her example and ...[read more]