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Local Artist Uses Glass to Memorialize Loved Ones

Regis Art Glass memorializes and honors loved ones as well as sharing the art of glassmaking.

Local Artist Uses Glass to Memorialize Loved Ones Local Artist Uses Glass to Memorialize Loved Ones Local Artist Uses Glass to Memorialize Loved Ones

Hanging in the window at the art studio at 310 Ottawa Street is a blue, ornament-like glass piece. To an untrained eye, it looks similar to other beautiful art pieces that Sue Regis creates from glass. But for Regis, it is a reminder of someone - a student she had who passed away.

The glass in that piece incorporated the ashes or cremains of the student she lost. That piece is close to Regis' heart because she knew the person whom she was memorializing. Most of the time, though, she is creating glass art pieces to memorialize someone she has never met. Regis works with Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"tezaks-home-to-celebrate-life"} --> and

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