Deceased members

February 2022

Volume 122, No. 2February, 2022

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


J. David Abt, trombone
Dick Benton, piano
Frank Gant, drums
Midhat Serbagi, viola
Gene Tournor, AFM organizer and union activist
Patti Wyss, arranger

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