Glowing tributes for Deborah Backer

Former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and APNU MP, Deborah Jan Backer, 54, was yesterday laid to rest following an outpouring of glowing tributes which celebrated her life and reflected her personality.

Yesterday, hundreds gathered at the Parliament Building and St. Andrew’s Kirk to get a glimpse of the final rites for what many said was a “remarkable woman.”

Backer, a mother of two, passed away on March 21 after several months of illness. Following her illness she had  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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