In Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Daily News reports that Leola Schurig, dedicated Girl Scout official , has passed away at 86. Leola Schurig was a lifelong Girl Scout and used her association with the organization to take tours of the world. As an international Scout, she traveled to Ireland, Scotland and Puerto Rico to attend conferences and other Scouting activities, sharing her experiences with Girl Scouts in other lands.
In this country, she was a senior Scout leader, led troops, ran camps and slept in many a tent in the open country with fellow Scouts. Rest in Peace.