Patron with Honors
I've finally run out of things to tell you about the old CCLA under Yvonne Jentzsch...
Wow, that was a lot! Thanks for getting all that history down - nobody in the church knows it anymore (especially viz. Yvonne creating the CCs).
I was around in the early 70s, although I was pretty young. I wasn't aware of all that was going on amongst the adults at that time, so you filled in a lot of holes.
I remember Dick Glass quite well; he came to my mission around 1972 and gave a performance. I also recall another performance of his sometime around 1980. I can still remember "Beautiful Day, Beautiful People" right now, even though I haven't heard it since then!
I ran into him again at CCLA sometime around 1990, I think. He had lost a *lot* of weight - I didn't even recognize him. Somebody said his name was Dick Glass and I couldn't believe it, so I went and asked him. Sure enough, it was true. He was at a good weight for his height by then, which he attributed to getting on a very healthy diet. He *might* have been on staff at CC at that time - I seem to recall that but I could be mistaken. I believe he passed away in 1992. He was a beautiful guy.
I also remember Jim Cowger. He's one helluva sax player, a true pro in every sense of the word. You could drop him on stage anywhere anytime, and he'd sound great. I ran into him maybe two years ago, and he looked good and was doing well. Still in, tho'.
There was a trumpet player, Jim Grinta IIRC, who often played with Cowger. He was also an excellent musician. Haven't heard tell of him for years.
Let me see, the odds of him dictating a new will, just giving token payments to his wife and some of his children and giving 99.9% of his fortune to RTC, well you would take the mean and the standard deviation and multiply by Pi and then cube the answer, extract the square root and divide that into 1 and oh yes it comes out about .00000000000001 per cent.
I side-checked your figures, and I believe you are correct. :wink2:
Thanks again for writing all that down