- December 6, 1950 - April 20, 2012
- Atlanta, Georgia
of Lindsey's Passing
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Thank you for your support during this difficult time. We are so thankful that Lindsey was in our lives. Please enhance this tribute to Lindsey by adding your memories and photos.
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“I wish that I had had an opportunity to get to know Lindsey better. I know that she had to be very special from all that I knew of her through...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Ann Hall - Marietta, GA
“I had the great good fortune of not only working with Lindsay as an actor and stage manager, but in touring in a show called LET ME HEAR YOU SMILE...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Rusty Fox - Los Angeles, CA
“The only word that has been on my mind has been inconsolable. But that describes me, not her.
Twenty years ago we set out on this journey together....Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Caren - partner
“Having been good friends with Lindsey’s father, John Foland, for many years, I had heard many, many tales of Lindsey before I finally got the...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Shân Willis - NY - Friend
“Home is the sailor, home from the sea,
And the hunter home from the hill.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson, from "Requiem"
6 of 20 | Posted by: Shân Willis - NY - Friend
“Lindsey directed me in several shows at the Broach Theatre. She was as funny as she was talented. She was a staunch ally and a fierce enemy. I...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Philip Powell - High Point, NC
“There are so many memories, mostly from high school. Half days our senior year, playing euchre at Lindsey's house every afternoon when we were...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Katrina (Lowther) Blackwell - IN
“Lindsey's words and actions are ones that have always stuck with me. Most memorable ,at the moment, are the words...."Ashby, you must ALWAYS wear a...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Ashby - Greensboro, NC
“We never met Lindsey, but we know and love Kris -- and by knowing Kris and hearing about her, we came to love and admire Lindsey as well. She fought...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Melba & John Hayden - Orange Park, FL
“I met Lindsey when she directed me in Tom, Dick annd Harry at The Broach Theatre. I was terrified of disappointing her. Id heard so much about her...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Erin O'Connor Johnson - NC
“My heart breaks for Lindsey's family and friends. I remember her so much from her high school days - specifically in band. She was always such a...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Toni Voss Dickover - Noblesville, IN
“You made an impression on me as a child as my older cousin who was witty and humorous. My memories are with pony Teddy at your farm and your visit...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Burris - cousin
“Forever ago we were best friends. Though it seems like yesterday, we each have lived many lives since then. I am grateful for old memories and happy...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Campbell Wright - IN
“Lindsey welcomed me to the family immediately. I loved talking with her about everything. She shared so many experiences and I can't pick just one...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa Foland - Las Vegas, NV
“I met Lindesy through Caren. Lindsey made such a difference in Caren's life. I will always remember most - Lindsey's gentle face as she would work...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: genny medford - Powder Springs, GA
“My teacher & tormentor, my hero & friend, my sister...there is a hole in my heart that can never be filled. I love you.
18 of 20 | Posted by: Miki Foland Gaw - Port St Lucie, FL
“My memories are too numerous to mention. You were my sister and friend. I have never known life without you. I don't know when I will run out of...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Kristen Foland Sullivan - FL
Born December 6, 1950 in Noblesville IN, Lindsey Foland of Atlanta GA died of respiratory failure April 20, 2012 at Grady Memorial Hospital. She leaves behind her partner of 19 years, Caren Elizabeth Carr; her father, John Addison Foland, siblings Kristen Foland Howard Sullivan, Michele Foland Gaw, and Jon Howe Foland; nieces and nephews John David Howard, Margaret Lindsey Howard, Jon Wesley Foland, Brenden Patrick Foland, and Janie Michele Foland; the Carr family, and many treasured friends. She attended Indiana University and worked in theatre as an actor, director and stage manager. She will be remembered for her humor, independent spirit, empathy, and fierce common sense. After a complicated course post lung cancer surgery, she worked hard at the difficult tasks of rehabilitation and recovery and met these challenges with grace and courage.
A Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving for her life will be held 2pm Sunday, May 27, at St Mark United Methodist Chapel in Atlanta GA. Reception following at her home. Charitable contributions may be made in her name to the ASPCA or the ARDS Foundation.