Remember
Civil Rights
Civil Rights Memorial Sites | Getty Images / Robert W. Kelley

Civil Rights Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The past century has seen great advances in civil rights as various groups of people have secured the right to vote or to marry. In the U.S. and around the world, the struggle for equality continues. This memorial site was created to remember and honor those who have dedicated their lives to achieving equal rights for all.
Blank Blank Blank

Featured Memorial | Civil Rights

Civil Rights Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Peter Schell

Peter Murphy Schell Peter Murphy Schell, the love of Marina Sampas Schell's life, passed away peacefully after a brief illness at Brigham and Women's Hospital on January 10th. The son of Clarence and Florence Shelnutt, Peter was born in New London, NH., graduated from Hamilton-Wenham High School and from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he majored in Engineering and Sculpture and met Marina. He took additional courses at MIT School of Advanced Visual Studies. At the time of...
Blank Blank Blank

Recently Added Memorials | Civil Rights

Ruth Finn Obituary (AZCentral)

Ruth Geiger Finn Phoenix - Ruth Geiger Finn,...

LORRAINE GERSON Obituary (nytimes)

GERSON--Lorraine S. An Assistant U.S. Attorney...

G. Leopold Obituary (StarLedger)

G. Robert 'Bob' Leopold Former Livingston...

John MacDonald Obituary (SeattleTimes)

John (Sandy) A. MACDonald John A. "Sandy"...

Richard Wylie Obituary (MercuryNews)

Richard John Wylie December 13, 1933 -...

Francisco Cantu Obituary (tributes)

Francisco V. Cantu, age 89, passed away on...

G. Leopold Obituary (DignityMemorial)

G. Robert (Bob) Leopold, 93 years old, passed...

Janet Burdette Obituary (Batesville)

           ...

Eunice BURGESS Obituary (tampabaytimes)

BURGESS, Eunice R. Lester a founding member...

Mary Crozier Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Mary E. (Clayton) Crozier died peacefully on...

ADELE SALEM Obituary (Oklahoman)

May 15, 1921 - January 4, 2019 DRUMRIGHT ...

Carol Harris Obituary (AZCentral)

Carol May Harris Mesa - Born May 3rd, 1931...

Bernice Sandler Obituary (AP News)

Bernice Sandler (1928 – 2019) played an integral...

George Conway Obituary (staugustine)

Mr. George Edward Conway, Jr. was born on August...

Keith Forster Obituary (newspress)

July 1,1933 - December 12, 2018 Born and...

A. PETRAS Obituary (BostonGlobe)

PETRAS, A J "Al" Business Innovator, Civil...

S. SACKS Obituary (BostonGlobe)

SACKS, S. Henry Of Brookline, died January 6,...

S. Sacks Obituary (DignityMemorial)

S. Henry Sacks of Brookline, MA died January 6,...

Rodolfo Cortes Obituary (ChicoER)

RODOLFO CORTES Rodolfo Cortes Martinez, 73, of...

JOAN SHANNON Obituary (WashingtonPost)

SHANNON Joan Shannon (Age 93) Joan was a...

Next:
Sign-up for free email updates via ObitMessenger to be alerted when memorials are added to this site.
Blank Blank Blank
Most Viewed Memorials
Rosa Parks Obituary (AP News)

DETROIT (AP) - Rosa Lee Parks, whose refusal to...

Coretta King Obituary (AP News)

ATLANTA (AP) - Coretta Scott King wore her grief...

Edward Kennedy Obituary (AP News)

BOSTON (AP) — Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of...

View All

Search Memorials

- ADVERTISEMENT -

About This Site: Civil Rights Memorials

The Civil Rights Memorial Site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the Legacy.com network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

- ADVERTISEMENT -
Most Viewed Memorial Sites:
- ADVERTISEMENT -