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Personal note from Caroline and Eric
Once again, our deep and truly sincere thank you to all of you who joined in for Ralph's memorial service on Sunday. Your sharing of stories and memories of Ralph meant so much. If you missed the memorial, you can view it through this link:
RALPH'S MEMORIAL SERVICE RECORDING: https://vimeo.com/765818241. We've reinstated the audio from the sounding of Taps in the recording.
If you'd like to view the short memorial slideshow only, you can view that through the link below. If you would like any of the individual photos we can send you a digital file; the resolution quality varies but many are high quality.
RALPH'S MEMORIAL SLIDESHOW: https://vimeo.com/manage/vide…
Update from Oct. 29, 2022
Reminder: Ralph's Virtual Memorial Service is this Sunday, October 30th at 10am Pacific Time/11am Mountain time/Noon Central time/ 7pm Paris/Madrid Time. The Zoom link has been posted on Ralph's Memorial site on Everloved: https://everloved.com/life-of…. If you are unfamiliar with Zoom and need instructions on signing in, please take some advance time to review these simple instructions: https://www.seniorliving.org/…
Update from Oct. 28, 2022
Reminder: Ralph's Virtual Memorial Service is this Sunday, October 30th at 10am Pacific Time/11am Mountain time/Noon Central time/ 7pm Paris/Madrid Time. The Zoom link has been posted.
Ralph Edward Black, “REB”, 92, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2022 in Glendale, Arizona. Born June 4, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, Ralph graduated from A.G. Lane Tech High School in 1948. He was captain of the wrestling team at Wright Junior College and a Chicago Park District’s wrestling champion.
Ralph went on to wrestle and play football on scholarships at Beloit College, Wisconsin and University of Washington (UW), eventually graduating from UW in 1956 …