Memorial Service for Ken Thompson Set for April 12

April 08, 2013

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Kenneth W. Thompson, noted scholar and former director of the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the center’s John W. and Rosemary P. Galbraith Forum Room.

The Thompson family invites the U.Va. community to a reception in the center’s Scripps Library immediately following the service. Those planning to attend the reception are requested to contact Shirley Burke at or 434-924-6049.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Miller Center Forum Endowment Fund, at the request of the Thompson family, to support an enduring legacy of Thompson’s work.

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