I got this on the judges list today:
"I received word today that John Harper passed away early this morning at
his home. John and his late wife JoAnne bred Basenjis under the Reliant
name for years. He was a life time member of the Magic Valley Kennel Club in
Charleston, WV and worked hard for the club for many years. He will be
If anyone has any additional information that would be nice to hear - John and Joanne were such a great help to me breeding my first litter to their Blaze.. and Sue Kite and her Reliant the Right Stuff!