Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Passing of Tommy Richards - Head at Ed Sullivan Theatre

Tommy was far to young to be leaving us. He was the son of Jerry Richards who was the Head in Studio 44 for many years.
Below is a copy of the official notice that was sent to the staff of the David Letterman Show:
As many of you already know, the Late Show lost one of our family members this weekend. Tommy Richards, coworker, friend, father and Head of our Electrical Department suffered a fatal heart attack on Saturday while visiting family in Florida. Those of you who were lucky enough to work and know Tommy will understand how much he will be missed. His smile is something many of us relied upon when things got crazy down on the stage.
Below I have listed information about viewing and memorial services and donations in memory of Tommy.
VIEWING
Tuesday, November 25th 6 8PM

T. M. Ralph Funeral Home
http://www.tmralph.com/address.htm
7001 NW 4th St.
Plantation, FL 33317
954-587-6888
(Family requests no flowers but donations to Broadway Cares be given in memory of Tommy)

DONATION INFORMATION
Broadway Cares
165 W. 46th St. Attn: Care Cards
New York, NY 10036

http://www.broadwaycares.org/donations/index.cfm
Checks can be mailed to the above address or you can visit the website (and click on Care Cards) either way, in order to make a donation in Tommys name and generate a card to his children you will have to include their information:
Chris and Celeste Richards
PO Box 302
Wakefield, RI 02880
MEMORIAL SERVICE
THE ED SULLIVAN THEATER
Wednesday, December 10th
11A 12P
All are welcome

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