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Memorial Tribute at Sills' Hollywood Walk of Fame Star - July 2, 2009

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on July 2, 2009, the second anniversary of Sills' death, four dedicated Sills fans from California gathered from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Sills star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Joining Edward Specht from Cambria this year were Freeman Stamper from Hayward, Nancy Guy from San Diego and Kenny Morse (a cousin of Beverly Sills) from Los Angeles. The star was cleaned with brass polish, then decorated with flowers, a candle and photos. Selected Sills recordings were played during the vigil. Several fans phoned the group during the vigil, including one international call by Pete Buchanan from his home in Colchester, England.Various people stopped to find out more about Sills and one surprised person turned out to be an old family friend. Thanks are due to all four fans for taking time to make sure Sills was honored properly.

Sills Fans
Back row (left to right): Freeman Stamper, Nancy Guy and Kenny Morse
Seated: Edward Specht
Sills Walk of Fame
Flowers, candle and photos at the July 2, 2009 Sills Hollywood Walk Tribute