Harold Ramis

11.21.44 – 2.24.14

Trusted Mentor, Advisor, Sounding Board, Advocate, Donor, Humorist… not to mention Friend. You are sorely missed!

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Board Member of GATC from 2003 until the worsening of his untimely illness in 2011

  • Harold’s Legacy
  • In 2003, pledged to further Genesis at the Crossroads’ work when he first experienced our Genesis arts-education program at North Shore Country Day School, his children’s school.
  • Committed to being the Narrator of our future documentary film.
  • In 2004, introduced me/Genesis to Stacy Keach, who after almost a decade, continues to serve on the Genesis Board.
  • Catalytic Muse for our 2004 first outdoor festival (read more – link to notes from the founder)
  • Emcee of our first outdoor festival in 2004, From the Middle East to the Midwest, in the historic Block 37
  • Viewed our children’s peace quilt documentary trailer and helped edit it.
  • (This was Genesis’ second arts-based humanitarian program).
  • In his memory, to preserve his legacy, we are creating a wing of our future Academy curriculum
    to focus on comedy and conflict resolution

  • Film series for our Academy students and the general public
  • Curriculum for Academy students
  • E-learning opportunities to share this work
  • “If metaphorically speaking, just like here, we could all gather under one tent…”

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