Eli Leon’s memorial service on Sunday

The following is from Sherri Lynn Wood’s FaceBook page. The address is the corner of Bonita and Cedar in Berkeley:

An invitation to all SF Bay Area quilters and beyond to attend quilt collector and scholar, Eli Leon’s memorial this Sunday, July 1, 3:30 PM at Berkeley Fellowship Unitarian Universalists –💫I will be speaking about Eli and his legacy along with @roderick752 —quilt collector/scholar, Jon Holstein —quilt collector/scholar, and Carin Adams —curator at @oaklandmuseumca 💫This quilt by Sarah Turnage was one of hundreds from Eli’s African-American quilt collection —listen to Eli and I discussing this stunning quilt through link in profile 💫 Eli’s memorial will be a momentous occasion to celebrate a man who’s passion for African-American quilt traditions changed the way we all see and make quilts today. If you are within an hours drive it will be so worth it! Please come if you can 💫#africanamericanquilt#quilthistory#modernquilting#quiltlove#quiltlover#sfbayarea#berkeley#memorial @themqg @ Berkeley Fellowship of UniversalistsImage may contain: stripes

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