Debra_Amidon
Debra Mae Amidon
  • 69 years old
  • Date of birth:  October 20th, 1946
  • Place of birth:
    Dedham, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of passing:  August 13th, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Debra Amidon, 69, born on October 20th, 1946 and passed away on August 13th, 2016. We will remember her forever.
Candle lit by  Lynne SCHNEIDER  on August 17th, 2016

Debra you were an amazing woman, loving friend, author, strategist, innovator and impacted the world with your vision and love. Your daughter Kendra was always the song in your heart.  I love you my dear friend and was so grateful to spend time with you before angels lifted you to heaven.I will be sure that Entovation will go on as you wish,  always in my prayer network, Love Lynne

Candle lit by  Jill Colpak  on August 17th, 2016

Debra was also a devoted Sigma Kappa sister from her days at Delta Chapter at Boston University to her time as Dean at Babson where she helped found the ZetzZeta chapter of Sigma Kappa there. She was active in the Boston Alumnae Association and was honored by the National sorority with the Colby Award for her numerous achievements.

Candle lit by  Formica Piero  on August 17th, 2016

Omnia fert aetas (Publius Vergilius Maro) – Time takes away all things, but Debra will always be with us.

Candle lit by  Salim Al-Hassani  on August 17th, 2016

A candle extinguished. A good heart stopped beating. Remembering Debra's wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in the hearts of many. May she rest in peace and her legacy continue.

Candle lit by  Karin Evans  on August 18th, 2016

Dear Clinton & Family
Thomas & I are so sorry for your loss.  
Debra, I will miss your visits to New Jersey; I will miss the Jackie Lawson e-Cards; I will miss your smile and insights.  But, most of all I will miss you.  Thank you for being my friend.  May Angels lift you up as you have always lifted me.  You will be forever in my heart.

Candle lit by  Chin Hoon Lau  on August 19th, 2016

Thank you Debra for your gift of knowledge for a better world. For bringing us together through the Entovation network. For your kind relentless  effort  in  enabling  collaborative  innovation among us.  I  will always remember the energy and warmth in your words.

Candle lit by  Charles Savage  on August 20th, 2016

Debra, in her kind and gentle way, has reached out to many innovators worldwide, creating the Entovation Community of support and pushed the envelope of understanding of new possibilities way beyond most people’s expectations.  Her three books remind us that we can best honor her by building on the foundation she has prepared so well.    In thankfulness, Elisabeth and Charles

Candle lit by  Charles Savage  on August 20th, 2016

Eternal, Loving Memories
Time is too slow for those who wait,
Too swift for those who fear,
Too long for those who grieve,
Too short for those who rejoice,
But for those who love, time is Eternity.
Henry van Dyke (1852-1933)

Candle lit by  Charles Savage  on August 20th, 2016

Dear Debra, Clint, and Family,
We are with all of you today.
With Love,
Elisabeth and Charles

Candle lit by  Edna Pasher  on August 20th, 2016

Debra was the pioneer and leader of the most amazing start up of the knowledge and innovation management movement ! One person managed to create an international network of pioneers in the growing field of knowledge and innovation management - weaving friendships among all of us across the world! Practicing what we preach in everything she did - more than all of us together! What a loss!

Candle lit by  Gail Michael Chmura  on August 20th, 2016

Debra was and always will be one of a kind!  She loved her family, her career and always stayed in touch with friends.  High school memories will always include Debbie, her smile, her laugh and her love!  

Candle lit by  Vid Beldavs  on August 21st, 2016

I first met Debra when she joined the Board of the Technology Transfer Society. She was a very active board member and led in the organization of the landmark 1987 workshop of R&D consortiums  on knowledge as an asset.  Debra was visionary and had the capacity to present highly abstract, complex issues in graphic form.  She has left a lasting impact.  In eternal peace.

Candle lit by  Patrick Lavoie  on August 21st, 2016

Debra was a bright spirit! Your cove on the lake will be bright with fireworks one of these summer weekends in memory of you! You will be missed. I will keep an eye on Clint for you. Big burly hug sent your way!

Candle lit by  Jack Mileski  on August 22nd, 2016

Debra was a great co-worker and friend. Her passing is very sad indeed.

Candle lit by  Eunika ML  on August 27th, 2016

Visionary thinker, philosopher, strategist and concepts creator.
Grande dame et amie, généreuse et touchante.
Debra, we miss you terribly, but will keep your memory alive the best we can.
Love and blessings to Kendra and Clint.

Candle lit by  Eunika ML  on August 27th, 2016

I would prefer to bring a lotus flower or gardenia you liked, but the system offer only candle.

Candle lit by  Rod Sutherland  on August 31st, 2016

I am stunned and saddened to hear that you have left us, Dear Debra...I cannot look upon Waterlilies nor Lotus flowers without thinking of the many hours that we spent laughing and plotting together.  My life and the lives of many others benefited from your energy, intellect and laughter.  I am thankful for our friendship and to you, "Miss Kendra" I send Love and Light!

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