- Valenda Newell
  • "Maurice and where the wild things are has changed me..."
    - jeremy L-S
  • "It had been my deepest wish to meet you, sir... As an..."
    - Heather Hogan-Spencer
  • "Thank you as a Teacher you inspired my children. With Where..."
    - Debra Wilson
  • "The heavens are alive with Mr. Sendak's boisterous spirit..."
    - Terri Paul

SENDAK--Maurice. Lynn Caponera, his beloved friend, and the rest of his extended family, Peter Caponera, Nicholas Frost, Jonathan Weinberg, Nicholas Boshnack and Hermann mourn the loss of Maurice Sendak. We are so moved by the outpouring of love and admiration of those who have been touched by Maurice's art and life. We honor Maurice's wish that there not be a funeral. However if you would like to make a tribute to his memory, donations can be made to AIDS Project New Haven, 1302 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511 (

Published in The New York Times on May 10, 2012
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