Pacifism

Don Booth Marched Off to Peace

After a Quaker memorial service Don Booth's family and friends held a peace vigil in his honor at State House Plaza.

Don Booth, 94, Stood for Peace

Don Booth died on Jan. 21 after a life spent working for peace.  The Concord Monitor published a front page story about him on Jan. 28.  You can read it by clicking here.  

Mermorial Service for Don Booth, Feb. 5

Dear Friends,

Don Booth passed away peacefully Friday morning January 21, with family at his side.  He was 94.  We were very fortunate, as Don had squeezed every last available second out of his life, right to the end.  He took so much joy in the people around him, that even when he was confined by his heart condition to sleep nearly 24 hours a day, when he did wake up it was inevitably with a huge smile and arms outstretched to celebrate his time with us. If he had any regrets in life, we did not hear them.

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