It was pretty amazing. St. Marks Church was packed. Standing room only in
the back. Yes, there were some great Dave stories. Seth spoke for ARSC.
Senior Concert Engineer Ed Haber spoke for WNYC. There were bag pipes, a
little blues, the singer Susan McKeown whose voice is beautiful. It was
a wonderful tribute. He will be greatly missed.
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 4:37 PM, Matthew Barton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I was in New York yesterday and I also went. The hats and other items on
> the coffin were wonderful idea. I'm sure there will be many more fond and
> funny remembrances of Dave at the service and reception today.
> Matthew Barton
> Recorded Sound Section
> Library of Congress
> >>> Steve Ramm <[log in to unmask]> 03/03/10 4:22 PM >>>
> A friend of mine from Philly - who knew Dave through his WBAI connection
> went to the viewing yesterday.
> She sent me a brief report which included the following sentence (which i
> know Dave would have LOVED!):
> " On his casket there were both his summer & winter hats, along with a
> Mets doll and (most importantly) a Jerry Garcia doll. David had such a
> look on his face that the first thing I said to him was, "what the f#$*
> you do, you idiot?" "
> Steve Ramm