Tuesday Aug 11 2009 comments Camp Alta says goodbye after 23 years. By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalEleanor's daughter Gay Spencer, left, breaks down in tears while thanking her mother for her 23 years of dedication to Camp Alta. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalCamp Alta member Pat McDonnal shows off his photography skills with a photo of Eleanor he took with his digital camera. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalEach patch of the quilt is unique and personal made by members of Camp Alta. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalA quilt made by members of Camp Alta is given to Eleanor Bailey Tuesday Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalCamp Alta member Cheryl Gentry gives two-thumbs-up during Eleanor Bailey's good bye speech Tuesday morning. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalEleanor Bailey and her daughter Gay Spencer display a quilt hand made by camp members and given to Bailey as a thank you gift. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalAfter 23 years of working with mentally disabled adults at Camp Alta, Eleanor Bailey will be moving on. Camp member Kelly Sarles gives a farewell hug and reflects on the camp by saying, "Eleanor is so special because she makes sure we have good meals, she's nice to every body and likes to give hugs."