The 2021 Honorary and Memorial Tribute Honor Wall is Sponsored by Enterprise Bank & Trust

In Memoriam

 

Over the years, one of the most moving elements of the Sweetheart Auction has been the Honor Wall. In this year’s virtual format, we have an opportunity to reach a wider audience with these sponsored reflections. We now recognize those who have succumbed to the disease, but whose memory lives on through their friends and family.

In memory of Michael Alfieri
Sponsored by: Babette and Christina Alfieri

In memory of all the friends and family we've lost
Sponsored by: Valerie and Bud Hamilton

In memory of Zipora Blau
Sponsored by: Stephen and Jane Hochberg

 

In memory of Hank Brock
Sponsored by: Babette and Christina Alfieri

In memory of Mary Brock
Sponsored by: Babette and Christina Alfieri

In memory of Lawrence "Larry" Caldarello
Sponsored by: Zsasko Home Inspections, Inc.

Larry Caldarello was quite a presence. With his infectious smile and gigantic personality, he could light up any room. He taught his daughters how to have fun and love life (and food!), as well as play golf poorly and wire a light fixture. His laughter was always genuine and his heart was filled with love for everyone he met. You always felt special when you were around him.

 

In memory of Beth Carlozzi
Sponsored by: Nicholas and Catherine Carlozzi

Beth Carlozzi made a career of helping cancer patients negotiate a journey she, herself, experienced three times. Her life’s work began in 1992, when a hurricane ended a brief career as a restaurateur and sent her to nursing school in HI. After managing an oncology/gastroenterology practice in Lihue, she moved to NM in 2005. Beth became clinical coordinator of medical/radiation oncology at CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Cancer Center and its first nurse navigator. Her doctoral thesis on spirituality in cancer treatment was the center’s first nursing research study. Devoted to her family, patients, colleagues and animals, Beth was a rabid Baltimore Ravens fan. She lost her battle with breast cancer in 2018.

In memory of David Devins
Sponsored by: Joan and Michael Snader

In memory of Elizabeth B. Durrie
Sponsored by: Sandy and Nick Durrie

 

In memory of Mary O. Ferlic
Sponsored by: Egolf + Ferlic + Martinez + Harwood LLC

In memory of Rose Fernandez
Sponsored by: Bunny Terry and Toby Anderson

In memory of Anne S. Fullerton
Sponsored by: CHRISTUS St Vincent Regional Medical Center

Anne S. Fullerton, a counselor and educator whose boundless energy and generous spirit enriched the lives of everyone she knew, died Tuesday, July 14, of cancer at her home in Santa Fe. She was 70. Anne’s personal and professional energies were devoted to improving the lives of children and families and fostering positive leadership in the community. In everything she did, she was dedicated to bringing people together through communication and collaboration. Anne was that rarest of exemplars who foster admiration rather than envy. To be in her midst was to feel welcomed, appreciated and understood.

 

In memory of Tom Gillespie
Sponsored by: Stephen and Jennifer Gillespie

In memory of Ruth Gravely
Sponsored by: Sandy and Nick Durrie

In memory of Fidel L. Gutierrez
Sponsored by: Enterprise Bank & Trust

What Cancer Cannot Do:
It cannot cripple love.
It cannot shatter hope.
It cannot corrode faith.
It cannot destroy peace.
It cannot kill friendships.
It cannot suppress memories.
It cannot silence courage.
It cannot invade the soul.
It cannot steal eternal life.
It cannot conquer the spirit.

 

In memory of Al Iversen
Sponsored by: Nicholas and Catherine Carlozzi

Al was a big-hearted man who adored his family and was celebrated by his friends. A mechanical engineer and successful business owner, he was a generous supporter of education, the arts and political causes. Al and his wife of 56 years, Rosemary, shared a love of travel, music and opera. Their home in Montclair, NJ, was a locus for family, friends and fundraisers. A NJ native, Al attended Stevens Institute of Technology. He died peacefully at home, age 81, surrounded by family on June 27.

In memory of Scott Jones
Sponsored by: Marian Silver and Family

Scott was a very loving and caring man--a wonderful husband and father and friend. He will be greatly missed.

In memory of J. Socorro Maes
Sponsored by: First Citizens Bank

If roses grow in Heaven Lord, please pick a bunch for me. Place them in my mother's arms and tell her they're from me.
Tell her that I love her and miss her, and when she turns to smile, place a kiss upon her cheek and hold her for awhile.
Because remembering her is easy, I do it every day, but there's an ache within my hearth that will never go away.
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Miss you and love you, Mom.

 

In memory of Russell F. Mayer
Sponsored by: Janice L. Mayer

“Two Old Guys” captures my Dad on his favorite outing – walking in the woods with his dog, Blue. This is a painting created by Dad’s best friend, Carolyn Patten. The subheading reads “Buddies Forever,” expressing the dependability and loyalty that were outstanding traits in both.

In memory of Seymour Merrin
Sponsored by: Helene Singer Merrin

In memory of Ronald S. Messick
Sponsored by: Violante & Rochford Interiors

 

In memory of Susan 'Sue' Mitulksi
Sponsored by: AbbVie

In memory of Edmund Lucio Sanchez
Sponsored by: Diana and Rick Bailey

Ed was truly larger than life. His hearty laugh and beautiful smile could light up a room. He will be in our hearts forever.

In memory of Mildred Pierce Sayce
Sponsored by: Janice L. Mayer

Aunt Millie was a generous and nurturing maternal figure for her nieces and nephews, as well as a guiding light for the many children she influenced over the years as a lifelong youth group advisor at Bryantville United Methodist Church (MA). Married to Richard Sayce, a man with a green thumb, they shared a passion for gardening. He was well known for his unrivaled tomato plants and she for her distinctive irises.

 

In memory of Lawrence Short
Sponsored by: Larri Short and Steve Reilly

February 11, 2021 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of my dad's death. I still miss him. I hate it that he didn’t see me graduate from law school, or that he wasn't there when I got married—he would have been so proud. He would have been delighted to have a son-in-law whom I know he would have liked immensely. Dad was fun and caring, hard-working and generous with both his time and money, and he taught those values by example. He gave me the confidence to believe I could be anything I wanted to be if I put my mind to it. Above all, he taught me that being happy is a state of mind and that I could be that, too, if I wanted. What a gift. For all of his love I am forever grateful.

In memory of Irene Y. Silva
Sponsored by: Enterprise Bank & Trust

A Mother’s love is something that no one can explain,
It is made of deep devotion and of sacrifice and pain,
It is endless and unselfish and enduring come what may,
For nothing can destroy it or take that love away,
It is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking,
And it never fails or falters even though the heart is breaking,
It believes beyond believing when the world around condemns,
And it glows with all the beauty of the rarest, brightest gems,
It is far beyond defining, it defies all explanation,
And it still remains a secret like the mysteries of creation,
A many splendored miracle man cannot understand
And another wondrous evidence of God’s tender guiding hand.

In memory of Nicole Tipton
Sponsored by: Egolf + Ferlic + Martinez + Harwood LLC

 

In memory of Gene Tobey
Sponsored by: Rebecca Tobey

For twenty years, Gene Tobey and I collaborated on bronze and ceramic sculpture, paintings and jewelry. Gene was a master at blending artistry, personal statement, and universal meaning in the work we did together. We also collaborated on our blended family of five children. Together, he and I and the children explored the Southwest. It was a noisy, fun-filled family, and the noisiest of all was Gene Tobey. His larger than life personality and energy filled a room. Gene died fifteen years ago from leukemia caused by exposure to many years of ceramic dust. He is missed.

In memory of Carol Toobin
Sponsored by: Stephen and Jane Hochberg

Photograph by Barbara Hadley

In memory of Mike Turney
Sponsored by: Toyota of Santa Fe

Mike was a good friend, a good father, and we shall remember him with love.

 

In memory of Mark Zaplin
Sponsored by: Zaplin Lampert Gallery