Albertian Sally Ainley died on Saturday 13 February 2010 after battling cancer for nearly three years. She and sisters Emma and Alison were triplets and attended Mount Albert Grammar School 2004-2007.
During the last week of Term 4, 2011, a special garden was
dedicated to Sally's memory. The plaque was unveiled by Sally's
mother and her surviving sisters. A plant was added to the
garden by her form teacher Allie Wright and her young son.
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When Sally passed away, Facebook tributes included one from friend Jasmine Todd. "You are the kind of friend that would change someone's life by just being part of it. You are beautiful inside and out. I'll never forget our walks home and how you would make me laugh and not stop. You are wonderful Sally."
Debbie Hopper said she was a determined and inspirational young woman. "Your desire to achieve in the face of adversity was a beacon of hope, dispelling the darkest of shadows."
Jade Bradley said Ms Ainley was an amazing, passionate person who touched a lot of people. "You had an awesome zest for life."
Charlotte Tait said she would "live on forever through people's hearts and the changes you made in people by just knowing them".
Alice Michael described Ms Ainley as "such a light in our lives and such an inspiration ... Keep smiling brightly from heaven and I will see you again."