Thursday, May 2, 2013

Honoring a Member of Our Audience

We'd like to take a moment to honor the memory of a "regular" at our Visiting Writers Series events,
one who once told us in passing that he would put up posters of some of our visitors in his garage.

From the Times Union:


Richard "Dick" Patrick, Albany's first city planner and an intimate of Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd, who brought a quirky sense of humor and spirit of play to his wide-ranging interests, died Saturday at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital.

He had undergone three heart bypass surgeries and had a brief battle with cancer. He was 76.

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