There will be a memorial service for Elise Partridge in Vancouver on Saturday, February 28th, at 2 pm at the Cecil Green Park House, located on the UBC campus at 6251 Cecil Green Park Road. There will also be a memorial in March or early April in New York City for east coast friends and family, but that date has not yet been set. Details will also be posted on her Facebook page.
Elise asked that contributions in her memory, in lieu of flowers, be given to one of the following entities:
The Elise and Stephen Partridge Fund of the New York Community Trust, “to be used for the arts, educational opportunities for girls and young women, and gay rights.” Donations should be payable to “The New York Community Trust” with “Elise and Stephen Partridge Fund” also written on the check and then mailed to The New York Community Trust at 909 Third Avenue, NY NY 10022.
The Helen Sawaya Fund, which “generates an atmosphere for cancer patients that supports them emotionally, including various forms of alternative therapies.” Checks can be made out to the Helen Sawaya Fund and mailed to Gabriel A. Sara, M.D., St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Division of Hematology & Oncology, 11th Floor, 1000 10th Avenue, NY NY 10019. More information is available online here.
The British Columbia Cancer Foundation. Checks should be made out to the “British Columbia Cancer Foundation,” marked “In memory of Elise Partridge,” and mailed to 150 – 686 W. Broadway,
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1G1. Donations can also be made online here.