A Celebration of Life has been scheduled for John Franklin, former head of the Westport Arts Center and the Westport Sunrise Rotary, who died May 19 at 76.
Franklin is survived by Jeanne Franklin, his wife of 54 years. Jeanne Franklin was the founding executive director of the Stamford Senior Center.
The service will be held Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport.
The family is guiding anyone interested in making charitable donations to Sunrise Rotary 21st Century Foundation, Inc. PO box 43, Westport, Ct 06880 or Northwestern University School of Communication, 1261 Davis Evanston, Ill, 06208. Donors should note “in Memory of John Franklin.”
Funeral services are being handled by Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road. in Fairfield Center. See www.shaughnesseybanks.com for more information.