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Shelton Davis Memorial Open to Public

SheltonHDavisAll are welcome to a public memorial service this Sunday, June 27 for Falls Church resident Shelton H. Davis, who passed away last month.

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Shelton Davis

All are welcome to a public memorial service this Sunday, June 27 for Falls Church resident Shelton H. Davis, who passed away last month.

Davis was a 25-year resident of Falls Church, activist anthropologist and indigenous rights advocate. He died this past May 27 of lymphoma at the age of 67. Davis is survived by his wife, Mary Clare Gubbins of Falls Church, his daughter, Rebecca, of Brooklyn, N.Y., his son Peter of Falls Church, and his brother, Allen of Bay Harbor Island, Fla.

His memorial service will be held in Georgetown University’s Intercultural Center Auditorium at 2 p.m. A 1:30 p.m. marimba concert will precede the service.

The family also welcomes contributions to be made to the Maya Education Foundation, which provides educational opportunities for indigenous people in Central America.

Online donations can be made at mayaedufund.org. Mail contributions can be sent to: Maya Education Foundation, Route 106, P.O. Box 38, South Woodstock, VT 05071.

Those donating online or by mail are reminding to indicate that the donation is for the “Shelton H. Davis Scholarship Fund.”

For more information on the scholarship fund or memorial service, e-mail Gubbins at mcg3j@virginia.edu.

 

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