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Maria will be greatly missed | Letter

To everyone who knew Maria, I would like to express my sincerest, most heartfelt condolences. I became her friend myself through "Little Women" and again in our current show "Galileo." I am still quite shocked and sad. Myself and the cast, all thoroughly, completely enjoyed her company. Tuesday night at rehearsal, she made everyone hot tea because the black box was cold.

She had three parts in "Galileo" and was our stage manager as well, so we / I have struggled with going on with the play. However, the cast and I have decided to continue in her honor – and only in her honor. Either we honor her in not doing the play, or honor her in doing it. And doing it is the right choice. "Galileo" will be dedicated to her and a special showing of "Galileo" will take place closing night. Such a great loss.

If anyone out there would like to help and be part of our celebration, contact me through the center. Again, to all who held Maria in love and light, my blessings to you.

Robert Hall

Orcas Island




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