Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Public Memorial Service for Stewart Udall Set for June 20 at Paolo Soleri Amphitheater
The Udall family will hold a public memorial for the family’s late patriarch entitled, “Stewart L. Udall: A Celebration of Life and Legacy” on Father’s Day, June 20, 2010.
The former Interior Secretary, and father of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, passed away peacefully at the age of 90, on March 20 at his home in Santa Fe. He was surrounded by family.
"Our family was blessed to have Stewart Udall as our Father, and we were honored to share him with the people, the lands and the causes he championed for so many years, Sen. Tom Udall said in a statement released by the family. “Our Dad so loved the southwest, its people and its magnificent outdoor spaces that we thought there would be no more fitting tribute than to celebrate his life and legacy with the people he loved most, on the land he held so dear.
“On Father's Day, we invite his friends and admirers to join us in honoring our Dad through a celebration of music, poetry and personal remembrances." The celebration of life will be open to the public:
WHAT: “Stewart L. Udall: A Celebration of Life and Legacy”
WHEN: Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20, 2010
TIME: 9:30 AM MT.
LOCATION: The Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre, located on the Santa Fe Indian School Campus, 1501 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, N.M. 87505.