Deceased members

April 2024

Volume 124, No. 4April, 2024

Each month, we honor our members who have recently passed. Previous issues of Allegro can be found at

To report the death of a member, send an e-mail to


Gail Hightower, bassoon
Christian Jaudes, trumpet
Benjamin A. Lanzarone, piano
Richard Locker, cello
Kerry D. Meads, drums
Marvin Pakman, accordion & piano
Paul Vermel, conductor

If you have personal memories of any of these musicians that you’d like to share, please send an e-mail to