A memorial for Marge Frantz (1922-2015) a Hist Con graduate (1984) and longtime colleague at UC Santa Cruz in Women’s Studies and American Studies will be held on Sunday, January 17th from 2-5pm.
Refreshments & reception following the program.
Ample and free parking is available. Enter UCSC at the WEST entrance. Three stop signs and turn right and proceed to the end of the road. Recital Hall is in front of you.
Contributions in Marge’s memory are welcomed by Aptheker/Frantz Women’s Studies Endowment at UCSC, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, and Alzheimer’s Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter.
“An inspiring and beloved teacher, skilled activist and generous friend, Marge Frantz died in Santa Cruz on October 16 at the age of 93. Passionately committed to social justice, she identified strongly with the three great social movements of her time: socialism, civil rights and feminism. They shaped her as an organizer, intellectual, and teacher who refused hierarchies while embracing and delighting in differences. She crossed boundaries wherever she encountered them—between teachers and students, academics and activists, young and old, rich and poor, gay and straight, black and white. Her emphasis on commonalities was crucial to the success of the progressive communities she created and sustained throughout her life…” Read more..
Read Frantz’ obituary in the Santa Cruz Sentinel here.