Celebration of the Life of Dennis TaylorCelebration of the Life of Dennis Taylor

May 3, 1943 – November 29, 2017
Vero Voce Theatre
St. Charles, IL
January 21, 2018

Part 1

Opening remarks by Diane McFarlin

Part 2

“What a Funny Boy He Is” by Alex Rybeck & Michael Stewart Dawn Harkins, Vocalist, and Doug Orlyk, Pianist

Part 3

Ron Foley, Dundee Post Office

Part 4

Sue Lewis, Iguanatherapy

Part 5

Carrie Pahl, Niece & Playmate

Part 6

Marcia Steinbrecher, Wheaton Drama Due to technical difficulty, Marcia's complete remarks were cut short. If you see her, be sure to ask about Dennie's time as a costumer's human mannequin and run in with the police! We are also missing remarks by Sharon Thomas who worked with Dennie at AT&T for many years.

Part 7

We are missing the beginning of these remarks by Verna Esposito, longtime friend and theatre colleague. She is telling about her first meeting with Dennie when she was called in to replace the leading lady in Funny Girls for St. Procopius College-Community Productions in 1968.

Part 8

“For Good” by Stephen Schwartz Dennie's Divas – Joan Curto, Allison Kurtz, Kim Mason, Christine Pfenninger, Barb Rieger, Lori Skubich; Doug Orlyk, Pianist

Part 9

Closing remarks by Diane McFarlin

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