Information re: Memorial Services

December 26, 2006 at 8:38 pm (Uncategorized)

cynthia-1.jpgCynthia Dailard (born Cynthia Boles) passed away on Dec. 24, 2006.  There have been many people asking for more information and wanting to share their thoughts with friends and family. This blog was created to give everyone a chance to participate and show their love and support for Cynthia’s family.

OBITUARY–The obituary in the Washington Post may be found at:

Also, there is a tribute to Cynthia by the Guttmacher Institute, which can be found at


Please join Scott, Miranda and Julia in remembering and celebrating Cynthia Dailard’s life at a memorial service on Saturday, January 6th, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. The service will be held at George Washington University in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre on the first floor of the Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW. Seating will begin at 2:30.  A reception will be held immediately after the ceremony in the second floor ballroom. Directions and parking information can be found at


The family is not planning to receive mourners at the cemetery during the memorial service weekend. However, anyone who wants to visit her final resting place can do so during the cemetery’s public visiting hours on Sunday (1:30 to 4 p.m.)  She will be interred in Camellia Pathway niche 39D at the Oak Hill cemetery in Georgetown.   Link to Oak Hill cemetery –

DONATIONS IN HONOR OF CYNTHIA– In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to a memorial fund in Cynthia’s memory. We have established a fund in her name at the Chevy Chase Bethesda Community Children’s Center where both Miranda and Julia attend preschool.  The Cynthia Dailard Fund for the Enrichment of CCBC Children will be used for scholarships and enrichment programs for the school.  Checks should be made out to CCBC Children’s Center, please note on a memo that is for the Cynthia Dailard Fund and can be sent c/o Lisa McAuliffe, Director, 5671 Western Avenue NW, Washington DC 20015.


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