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RIP Jack McCarthy 1939-2013


From Chad Parenteau of Stone Soup

There will be three memorial services to celebrate the life, the love and the words of Jack McCarthy. Jack had specific wishes for these events, beautifully conveyed here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGlwxdSMwF8

The Northeast memorial will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Follen Unitarian Church in Lexington, Massachusetts at 2PM. The service will be followed by a reception at the church and an open mic at 6PM at the Chelmsford Public Library.

The Washington memorial service will be on Saturday, February 16, 2013 in Marysville, Washington at the Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 2PM, followed by a reception.

Finally, the California memorial service will be at 4PM on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center in Venice, California.


Thanks to the talent and generosity of Jack’s dear friend Steven Clough, Jack’s website has been completely revamped. Visit the new site to see, hear and enjoy him. You can also purchase books and CDs here => www.standupoet.net


The Boston Globe will be publishing an obituary sometime this week. The Seattle Times will also do a piece. The Worcester Telegram & Gazette already ran their’s http://www.telegram.com/article/20130118/COLUMN86/130119557/0
All will be included on the website when available