Deceased members

November 2020

Volume 120, No. 10November, 2020

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

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Lawrence (Larry) Jacobs, percussion (Oct. 7, 2020)
Karen Marie Marmer, violin (July 21, 2020)
Dyan Irene Peterson, viola (Sept. 22, 2020)
Harold (Hal) Singer, saxophone (Aug. 18, 2020)
Viola Smith, drums (Oct. 21, 2020). Special note: At age 107, Ms. Smith was the oldest member of Local 802 and the AFM. She had been a member of 78 years and was one of the first professional female jazz drummers. Click her name to read more about her amazing life.