Marie Radford

Photo of Marie  Radford , 21
This worker is represented on the LifeQuilt

Marie Radford - 21

Walkerton, ON - Construction
Marie was working as a labourer on a construction site to earn money to go to college. We are not sure of all the details about what happened as yet. The inquest into Marie's death has not yet been held, but on July 12, 2002, Marie fell off the four story roof of the building where she was working.
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In Canada, workplace fatalities claim roughly 1,000 lives every year. Thousands more suffer from serious injuries and illnesses. And every one of those deaths, injuries and illnesses has a devastating effect on family members, friends and co-workers. Through the LifeQuilt, families honoured 100 young workers killed in Canadian workplaces, as well as injured workers, by telling their stories. The following is a list of all young workers represented on the Quilt: