Memorial Information

A Memorial Celebration
to Honor
 Mary Travers 
Musician and Activist



To Be Held at the Riverside Church
on November 9, 2009

Participants in the memorial service will include: 
Harry Belafonte (presented on tape)
Theo Bikel
Senator Max Cleland
Reverend Robert B. Coleman
Bill Cosby (presented on tape)
Judy Collins
Ethel String Quartet
Whoopi Goldberg
Dolores Huerta and Camila Chavez
Senator John Kerry
Rabbi Zoe Klein
Senator George McGovern
Anne Meara
Bill Moyers
The New York Choral Society
Tom Paxton
Ethan Robbins
Rabbi David Saperstein
Pete Seeger
Tao Rodriguez-Seeger
Gloria Steinem (presented on tape)
Noel Paul Stookey
Rabbi Dan Syme
Eli Wallach
L.J. Ward
and Peter Yarrow


The service will be open to the public with tickets available 
on a first-come-first-serve basis on the day of the event.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. ET. Seating for the event will be "democratic", in that behind every 3 rows reserved for family and friends, 3 rows will be reserved for the general public radiating  back from the front of the church; an egalitarian arrangement that Mary would have preferred.

Riverside Church
490 Riverside Dr
New York, NY

 

In lieu of flowers the family has suggested a contribution to the:
 
Mary Travers Healthcare Fund at Danbury Hospital in CT.
or
Be The Match Foundation 

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