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Goodbye too Soon, Dan Schoen

Goodbye too Soon, Dan Schoen

On October 15th, the death penalty movement lost a dear friend and champion, Dan Schoen.  Dan, the executive director of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, was a long-time champion for death penalty repeal in Colorado.  He worked closely with Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty on last year’s repeal effort, spear-heading the coalition’s efforts to navigate a highly contested statewide redistricting process in advance of the 2012 elections.  Dan could always be counted on for thoughtful advice or just a good laugh.  He will be sorely missed.    

Read the Denver Post’s tribute to Dan: In Memory of: Dan Schoen, Death Penalty Foe, Criminal Justice Advocate

If you would like to send a donation to support Dan’s wife and daughter, checks can be made out to:

Daniel Schoen Memorial Trust
c/o Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
955 Bannock Street
Denver CO 80204

There will be a memorial service on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Mayflower Congregational Church
3001 S. Acoma Street
Englewood, CO 80110

10:30 Church service
11:45 Lunch
1:00 Special memorial service


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