ABBOTT--Michael, beloved brother of Helene Fields and great-grand Uncle Mike to all his nieces, nephews, their friends and all who loved him. A longtime television, film, and theatre producer who produced the first New York production of STALAG 17 he left sparking life to an upcoming new production of STALAG 17 on Broadway. A man of great intellect, impeccable taste and incredible wit. He possessed an extraordinary knowledge of theatre and its inner workings. Loved, admired and cherished by all who knew him. He will be deeply missed. Funeral services will be held at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, 1076 Madison Avenue at 81st Street Sunday, January 27th at 11:30am. Donations: www.actorsfund.org
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Published in The New York Times from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2008