A MEMORIAL SERVICE WAS HELD ON SAT. MARCH 28TH, 2009 AT BATTELL CHAPEL, Yale University, at 3:00pm. All were cordially invited. Over 800 in attendance! DVD available through the Yale Glee Club office.

Service details: Tom Murray, University Organist, started the prelude 20 minutes before the 3 p.m. service began. There were performances by The Yale Glee Club, The Yale Alumni Chorus, The Whiffenpoofs of 2009, The SLOT's, and The University Glee Club of New Haven. A magnificent, and humbling, tribute.

Contributions in memory of Fenno may be sent to the
North Congregational Church P.O. Box 307 New Hartford CT 06057.

Condolences may be sent directly to the family (Carol, Sarah, Lucy, Peggy, Terry) at pogilvy@comcast.net

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~Carol, Sarah, Lucy, Peggy, and Terry Heath

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Common Denominator

Fenno's loss will have a special significance for us: in a sense, we owe our very lives together (and our children owe their very existence) to the YGC and Fenno. We met through YGC and got to know each other on those bus rides to local concerts and during winter tour. That was more than 25 years ago and yet, by then, Fenno had already presided over the YGC for decades, as Yale and the YGC went co-ed and became much more diverse communities. Fenno didn't look back. He embraced the changes while passing on a sense of the tradition and joy that made us proud.

Notwithstanding the differences, YGC alums that I encounter from the various decades of Fenno's leadership all share the same bond and similar memories: we made good music, we formed strong friendships and we had wonderful experiences that we can never forget. The common denominator for all of us was your father. What a great run he has had. He will live on in the fond memories of the hundreds he taught and befriended.

Bruce & Nancy Landay

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