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In Memoriam

Frank Blauvelt
14 May 2017
For about 20 years, Frank and wife Ilah have been devoted SRS members and fans of ragtime even before that. For the past several months Frank has been in the hospital or a nursing home. Each day Ilah would bring him CDs of ragtime music to cheer his day and those around him. He will be missed.
Kitty Wilson
9 July 2016
Performer, volunteer, advocate and all round ragtime fan.
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Lynn Kuk
26 April 2015
Long time, avid ragtime and jazz fan, as well as a dedicated volunteer.
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Russell Burke
28 January 2015
Long time Sacramento Ragtime Society member and avid music fan.
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Sherry Applegate
1 April 2014
Sacramento Ragtime Society founding member, with husband, Larry, passed quietly away on the first of April 2014.
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Marion Lusk
27 December 2013
Long time Sacramento Ragtime Society and West Coast Ragtime Society member. Marion was born in Eastern Canada, moved to California and became a R.N., and a Braille Transcriber. Marion was 88 years young—always ready and happy to enjoy Ragtime. She (along with husband, Ken) signed up to be a West Coast Ragtime Festival volunteers. She truly loved the music. Her smiling presence and quick, wry sense of humor will be greatly missed.
Effie Yoachum
23 December 2012
Former SRS member and ragtime fan who moved to Oregon in 2010 to be nearer her family.
Allan Trick
30 November 2012
Father of Stephanie Trick and ragtime supporter par excellence.

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Jim Roach
9 October 2012
Very early SRS member, and jazz fan.
Jim remained very active in the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society until his sudden death.
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Bob Bedford
13 August 2012
Long time SRS member from Jackson CA, Bob just missed his 94th birthday.
He used to bring wonderful melons, out of his garden, to the SRS sessions.
Mike Kass
17 May 2012
Long time SRS member and with his wife, Marj, host of some wonderful summer ragtime parties at their home in Shingle Springs, CA
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Nan Bostick
26 March 2012
A fantastic ragtime fan and a most exuberant and excellent performer.
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