Tag Archives: Bequest

Alumna and friends ‘celebrated’ on new UMass web site

As UMass Amherst refines its fund-raising message to alumni and friends of the university, a band alumna and a husband-wife team of band fans are featured.

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Band Supporters Strike Pleasant Note with Bequest

In junior high Stan Handman ’55 played saxophone and clarinet. “I was big-time horrible,” remembers Stan, owner of the Lynn, Massachusetts-based Trusty-Step International, which makes slip-resistant floor coatings. “No sense of rhythm whatsoever. I was almost thrown out of the band, I was so bad.”

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The impact of friends: Doug DeFuria

Even the death of friend will inspire us as much as their lives. – Henry David Thoreau A simple thought, and with it, we acknowledge the impact that Doug DeFuria had on his family and friends.

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