Rainy Pass: For Susan Butcher
18 in. 2mm Round Snake Chain
This piece is dedicated to Susan Butcher. Susan Butcher was an American dog musher noteworthy as the second woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 1986, the second four-time winner in 1990 and the first to win four out of five sequential years. She is commemorated in Alaska by the Susan Butcher Day. She died in 2006 of leukemia at the age of 51. Susan Butcher is an inspiration to Alaskans and to millions around the world.