Sunday, December 19, 2021

Candlelight Vigil for Shirley Owen - 12/19/21 (audio)

FM #682 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 682 in the series. 

This shares audio recording of the candlelight vigil in memory of Shirley Owen. The vigil was held on the Franklin Town Common and attended by a couple of thousand neighbors, friends, and members of the Franklin community.

The event ‘master of ceremonies’ was State Representative Jeff Roy.

Link to the GoFundMe for the Owen family is included in the show notes. At the time of the vigil, over $225,000 had been raised.

The recording runs about 33 minutes. Let’s listen to this recording of the candlelight vigil held Dec 19, 2021

** Audio file ->


GoFundMe for Shirley Owen 

Link to photos of the vigil ->


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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