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

Saturday, December 6, 2008

From Ken

Friends -

I sang with Fenno at Yale from 1967 - 1971, a period that included the introduction of women to Yale, which Fenno embraced immediately, to the horror of some Alumni of the time, who feared that this would devastate the Yale Glee Club, one of the world-wide icons of male choral singing.

With unbridled enthusiasm, really with more than even some of the male Glee Club members displayed right away, Fenno welcomed women and integrated them fully into the traditions and beauty of our sound - and into the social community that made the Glee Club such a wonderful mainstay of our time at Yale.

To me, this prescience was typical of how Fenno approached everything, and is one of the lovely memories I keep with me.
Ken Sanden, '71

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