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Evan H. Shu
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    Evan Shu Memorial Housing Fund
    645 Boylston St.
    Boston, MA 02116

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Dear Annamarie,

Every March I think of Evan since it is the month of his birth. So when I search for his email, I was shocked to learn of his passing. I can't even imagine how you and the children are enduring. He was among the very best.
My thoughts are with you,


Posted by: Kathy OConnell Scadden - Friend   Mar 06, 2020

My thoughts and sympathies are with you in this time of loss.

Posted by: Anne Macdonald - Melrose, MA - Acquaintance   Feb 15, 2020

Dear Family,
I remember the day I broke a window playing underneath the porch of your Mt Baker home when we we re very young. We had great go cart races down the driveway. Although I hadn't seen anyone but Geraldine for years, you were always remembered. My prayers go out to all of you.

Posted by: Tony volchok - kirkland, WA   Jan 29, 2020

Dear Anne Marie, Nate and Amanda,

We are so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. He led such a remarkable life, and led by example. We know he will be deeply missed, and hope that his warmth and love help to carry you through his absence.

The Tramontozzi Family
John Martina Maria Laura Anna and Tina

Posted by: Tramontozzi Family - Melrose, MA   Jan 25, 2020

To Evan's Family:

I was sorry to receive word of Evan's unexpected passing from one of our high school classmates in Seattle. Evan and I played together on the Franklin soccer team, where he exhibited speed, dexterity and endurance on both sides of the ball. So it doesn't surprise me at all to read that he completed multiple Boston marathons among his other many talents. Having spent most of my own career in and around Worcester, Massachusetts, I wish I had

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Posted by: Mark Lincicome - Orr's Island, ME - Classmate   Jan 25, 2020

Dear Annamarie, Amanda and Nathaniel:

Tim and I met you and Evan when we first came to Old South in 1991. His bright smile and wonderful voice and playfulness welcomed and warmed us over those years. I was so happy to give my role as Communications Director up to Evan because I knew he'd do a much better job than I ever had, and boy, was I right! So many memories . . . Cabaret nights, TAOS, and more. Tim and

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Posted by: Linda Jenkins - Salem, MA - Friend   Jan 23, 2020

Dear Annamarie, Nathaniel and Amanda,
I have not been at Old South in awhile but my fondest memories were being on Deacons when Evan was senior Deacon. He was always warm, gracious and encouraging with all the many tasks we had. It was also a joy to sing with him and see his exuberance and joy in Old South productions and potluck entertainment. My prayers go out to you all at this difficult time.

Posted by: Dave Elliott - Jamaica Plain, MA - Friend   Jan 23, 2020
Peoples' Tea House mini Reunion, October 26th, 2019.  Roger, Jay, Dan, Evan, Nelson and Bill.

Atsuko and I greatly enjoyed visiting with Evan during our stop in Boston last September. Meeting up again during our 45th Reunion was such a great treat. My admiration for Evan and what he has accomplished has grown everyday since the day we met in 1971, his in-coming Frosh year. I'll bring a hardcopy of the photo Saturday.

Posted by: Dan Kojiro - San Jose, CA - Friend   Jan 22, 2020

Dear Annamarie and family. I always looked forward to receiving the Christmas news letter. I was so fond of Evan and spoke with him many times here at Property Resources. My deepest condolences to you and your family. Evan will be so missed. Carol Jenney

Posted by: Carol Jenney - Stoneha, MA - friend   Jan 21, 2020

Dear Annamarie,

I am so sorry. My heart goes out to all of you.

With warmest wishes and care,

Posted by: Sarah Lay - Cambridge, MA - Friend   Jan 20, 2020