A very special sign
This tree marks a park in memory of a special little girl
By Dan Sawatzky
Posted on Thursday, October 26th, 2017
We put our hearts into every sign we tackle in our shop, but every once in a while a project comes along that demands a whole lot more. A while ago I was contacted by Marian Perrot. Her email read as follows:
“I have been a fan of yours for many years. We own a sign shop, 1st Choice Graphics, in northeast Saskatchewan and work mainly with the farm machinery manufacturing companies in this area. I’m not sure how to make this a short story but here goes…
“My granddaughter Dayna died in 2005 just shy of her 4th birthday. We spent her last 14 months in and out of hospitals in Saskatoon and Edmonton. Looking back we are grateful for the time we had with her. She taught us so much.
Dan Sawatzky's shop, Sawatzky's Imagination Corporation, is in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. Dan shares his experience in his Sign Magic Workshops on 3-D sign making, and his Sculpting Workshop.