William & Mary

Celebration of life for Professor Paula Blank

Provost Michael R. Halleran sent the following message to the campus community on Sept. 2, 2016 - Ed.

Dear Colleagues,

You are invited to a special celebration of Paula Blank’s life on Wednesday, September 14, at 7:00 p.m.in Tucker Theater (Tucker 127A), hosted by the Department of English.  A reception will follow in Tucker lobby.  All are welcome.

Condolences may be sent to Paula’s daughter, Jae Aron, at 206 Governor’s Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185.  Donations in Paula’s memory may be made to the Folger Shakespeare Library (http://www.folger.edu/) or the Heritage Humane Society (http://heritagehumanesociety.org/).  No flowers, please.

There is a book of condolence in the lobby of Tucker and those who wish are invited to contribute their memories, messages and tributes.  The book is a gift for Paula’s family.  The English department has also posted a page on their website for those who prefer to write their tributes online.  Please visit  http://blank.blogs.wm.edu/2016/08/29/in-memory-of-paula-blank/ if you have a memory or thought you would like to share.