What's New > A Tribute to Dusty Rhodes
As a tribute, we are sharing an anecdote that Don Parman (Past BC Section Chair) wrote back in 2006 that was published in StageWorks. Every picture tell a story. Sincere condolences to family and friends. So long Dusty, we will miss you dearly.
Passing the flame
There are few times in your life that you get the chance to thank the people that helped you get where you are. I have that opportunity right now, and I would like to take it. Four years ago I started running the Vancouver Folk Music Festival site. Dusty Rhodes was there before me and he helped forge my passion for this festival.
The photo that follows captures how I will always remember Dusty. It was July 15th when I took this photo, behind the Mainstage at the 29th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival, located at Jericho Beach in Vancouver BC. Dusty is a past TD of the festival, and I am the current TD. He is one of the people responsible for me getting this position.
This is a thank-you.
Plain and simple.
Thanks for your time.
- Don Parman, August 2006
Sunday June 17 at 2:00 p.m. in Nanaimo
91 Garner Crescent, Nanaimo
(off Wakesiah ave at foot of Bowen Rd)
Bring a Dusty’ism, story, song...we all know there were many.
Coffee, tea, snacks will be provided, please bring your preferred refreshments.
Thank you from Jace, Nico, Joelle
FOR OUR LOWER MAINLAND FRIENDS & COLLEAGUES: Dusty's sister Judy Rhodes will be organizing a Vancouver celebration of Dusty's life towards the end of July. Judy will post the information soon.
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