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HUNT--Calvin. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Ailey Board of Trustees, and staff mourn the passing of Calvin Hunt, our beloved Senior Director of Performance & Production. In 1982, at the invitation of Alvin Ailey, he joined the production staff and over the next three decades he became a pivotal leader within the organization, working closely with Artistic Directors Judith Jamison and Robert Battle. Calvin played an integral role managing Ailey's tours around the world, extending Ailey's role as a cultural ambassador. Calvin had an unparalleled love for Ailey and a passion for life. His sense of humor, wise counsel, and warm friendship will be deeply missed. He was an extraordinary man whose passing is a great loss to the Ailey family and the world of dance. Our hearts go out to his loving wife Margaret, their two children Eli and Brenna, and his entire family. A memorial celebration will be announced later in the spring. Joan H. Weill, Chairman; Robert Battle, Artistic Dir..; Masazumi Chaya, Associate Artistic Director; Bennett Rink, Executive Dir.; Judith Jamison, Artistic Director Emerita


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Published in New York Times on Apr. 8, 2014.
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April 3, 2020
Rare -- yes Calvin was a rare person and dear to so many of us. I see his face everyday here at my desk; my wonderful son-in-law. His family is going strong.
Elizabeth Pomeroy
April 2, 2020
My memories of Calvins goodness and kindness are still fresh. He is one of those rare people who continue to inspire years later. My love to all his family.
David Proto
April 2, 2020
Time has not lessened the time he is missed or the love I feel. That extnds to his family that I hope is managing in this dreadful time we live in. Hang in there, keep the love coming and know youhave each other, and all of us.
Penny Frank
Coworker
April 4, 2019
My dear big brother and friend Calvin. He was such an amazing person. He was always there to give me much needed advise during my growing years (smile). We were both huge sport fans and would travel throughout the states for football. I love and miss him dearly. My love to Margaret and family. Continue your peaceful sleep my brother and friend. Until we meet again.
Luther Williams
April 2, 2019
Thinking about Calvin, with lots of love and memories, from his mom-in-law. Calvin, your Eli and Brenna are growing up strong and busy, and Margaret is ever a beautiful person. Your spirit carries on, really, in all of us who are part of your family. Love to all the Hunts !













Elizabeth Pomeroy
April 2, 2019
I remember Calvin with such deep fondness. He was such a kind, gentle, patient, funny, and smart man, and he lit up any room he entered. RIP and love to Margaret and the family.
Paul Lucas
Friend
February 9, 2017
I knew Calvin Hunt when he and I danced with Jo Emery in Tacoma in the late 60's early 70's. He and I were Partnered in a disco jazz piece --I am 5'2 and he was much much taller :) when he lifted me in the air --I felt like I was 12 feet up!!! I have an extreme fear of heights but never let on,I just stared at the ceiling and said to myself don't look down!! He never dropped me!! Many years later I went to see Alvin Ailey in Seattle and saw that he was the General Manager!!! I waited to say hello and must say I was so proud to have been able to say I had danced with such a successful person!!He had such a full life and I am sure he lives on in his children and the heart of his wife.May you all find peace in the fact that although his life was short he got to make a living in dance with one of the greatest companies in the world. I am taking my dance students to see Alvin Ailey II tomorrow for a field trip. (I teach dance at a High School)I will be thinking of him and hope his family has found peace in these past years.
Linda Anderson
November 27, 2014
On this Thanksgiving day, I am grateful for the memories of Calvin. His love of the Ailey organization, wit, calm temperament, expertise of Ailey production and of course that lovely bass voice. To the Hunt family, I send my condolences and prayers. May you be sustained with peace and warm memories of a wonderful man.
Pat Dingle-Killpack
July 23, 2014
He was my friend for nearly 25 years. In that time, he has had such an impact on my life (too much to say). He was an amazing champion of world love. Someone who brought joy to everyone, no, everything he encountered. I loved him as I would my most trusted friend and brother. There is now a void in my heart that will never be filled. Sleep on my friend. Until we meet again.
Luther Williams
July 22, 2014
Farewell to the gentle giant who filled our hearts with so much love and warmth. I met you first in 2004 when you were planning your first visit to Kong Kong and renewed our friendship when you returned in 2007. You personified the Ailey company. Your professionalism, understanding and huge personality made organising your tours so easy - they were a joy. All of us here will miss you. We send your deepest sympathy to your wife, children and extended family.
John Duffus
May 20, 2014
Thinking of Calvin... His kind and generous spirit...He was so gracious in mentoring me when I first began my company. I shall never forget those meetings and his guidance and the many
wonderful greetings at the Ailey Season. wishing you and your children love and the support of so many of us who loved and admired Calvin...
Jacqulyn Buglisi
May 20, 2014
My condolences to the surviving family of my Buddy Calvin , I am thankful for all the years of encouragement and support Calvin extended to me , during my years as a young dancer with the Ailey company and always telling me " Des keep pushing forward your on your way" and beyond , who knew that our brief encounter at the Ailey performance in Miami would be our last .
My brother rest in peace , though you will be sorely missed.
Love Des
Desmond Richardson
May 20, 2014
I have no words that seem adequate enough to embrace this loss, and can only offer my heartfelt sympathy. May blessings of Love & Light surround the hearts of each one touched by this gentle Soul; and may peace be found knowing there is another Angel watching over us. I hold you in my thoughts and prayers and sincerely wish I could be there today for the Memorial service...with Love
Nitanju Bolade Casel
May 19, 2014
May 19,2014
Please accept my sincere condolences. Your family and the
Ailey family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely,Eloise Hill Anderson
Eloise Hill Anderson
May 15, 2014
Calvin was indeed a gentle giant, especially in spirit and soul. If he knew you---if only by face and not by name---he treated you as his best friend. He was the quintessential Ailey ambassador and always spotted us during the City Center season and greeted us with warmth and genuine interest. He has left a huge legacy of love as a husband, father, friend, colleague and human being. It is our hope that this legacy will console Calvin's family and loved ones as they carry on his good works and are infused by his uplifting spirit.
Bob & Elaine Klein
May 13, 2014
Around 1987, I went over from a Business Meeting job to the Palace Theater in Stamford, CT. I knew that Ailey was loading out, and I wanted to meet Calvin. We had spoken on the phone about some European presenters honoring (or not ... ) Tech Riders. At that time, of course, he was already a master of international touring. He stopped whatever box he was packing up and we had a nice chat. Our careers continued to intersect and overlap for another 25 years. The dance world will miss him. I'll miss him.
Tim Buchman
May 13, 2014
To Margaret, Eli, Brenna and the Ailey family. There are no words I can express to help in the loss of Calvin's life here on earth. He was a giant. I remember his wonderful bear-like hugs and place in my daughter Amadea's life.
God bless, Antoinette
Antoinette MacDonald
May 12, 2014
I am sorry for your tragic loss. I had the privilege of working with Calvin for several years and appreciated his warmth and insight he brought to that experience. You and your family are in my thoughts.
Kevin Frech
May 11, 2014
The Hunt and Ailey families are our prayers.
Chesterine Smittick
May 8, 2014
I was so fortunate to have Calvin as a mentor and boss during my time at Ailey - his wisdom, intelligence, and spirit of reconciliation made me who I am today. When I was his employee, Eli first came home, and I was so touched by his deep love for his son. What a tremendous loss to the world of Ailey, the world of dance, and the world of humanity.

Margaret, Eli, and Brenna, you have my prayers and deepest condolences.

Laura (Duelfer) Easley
Laura (Duelfer) Easley
May 8, 2014
Margaret,
I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.
Linda Gotoy
May 6, 2014
Dear Calvin:Brenda and I will miss you. We loved your passion for the Ailey Company and dance in general. And I always appreciated your help and wise words. You were loved,brother.
Leon & Brenda Denmark
May 5, 2014
To the Ailey Company and family of Calvin Hunt,
We at the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library want you to know how sorry we are for your loss. The staff members here at the Dance Division have worked with Calvin for over twenty years and he was always a joy to work with. I especially remember a time some years ago when he mentioned he had been home to see his family and how renewed and revitalized he was from seeing his family. This really impressed me and stayed with me, as my family came to be a source of revitalization for me as well. We dearly loved Calvin and he will be dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jan Schmidt, Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Tanisha Jones, Director, Moving Image Archive of the Dance Division
Daisy Pommer, Producer of Original Documentations, Moving Image Archive of the Dance Division
and all the staff at the Dance Division
Jan Schmidt, Dance Division,NYPL
May 3, 2014
Calvin: much loved, very much missed, his spirit remains in our hearts. I cherish that he was such a giant presence welcoming, touching, encompassing each of us. Calvin, thank you for being a friend and brother to us all. Margaret, Eli, and Brenna, my thoughts are with you. RIP
Shaw Bronner
May 3, 2014
Seems like I've known Calvin my whole life. He was our stage manger when I was at ballet hispanico. My first professional job. He always greeted me as part of the family. Even if months or years has passed. We last had an email exchange at New Years. Life is too short! RIP you wonderful man.
Me ke aloha pumehana
Rachel Berman
May 3, 2014
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
REE
May 2, 2014
My heartfelt condolences, love and prayers go out to Calvin's family. I was honored to know him and treasured his keen sense of humor, genuine warmth, take charge attitude, and the tremendous love and respect he had for all that worked in the Ailey Company. He served the organization so wonderfully! RIP Calvin..I know that you and Alvin are together again watching over us all...With Love
April Berry
May 2, 2014
IATSE Local 107 sends Prayers to all whom are Hurting from this loss.Calvin was a great person who will be missed by everyone who knew him God Bless
Keith Campbell
May 2, 2014
http://youtu.be/bPvAQxZsgpQ
I wish to share this beautiful aria sung by Pavarotti with you ..it is the Youtube link
Jacqulyn Buglisi
May 2, 2014
Unbelievable and so very, very sad.
William Ferry
May 2, 2014
It's never easy losing a loved one,I'll keep your family in my prayers and meditations
Cliff Dawson
May 2, 2014
God's speed.
May god continue to comfort your family in there time of need. There is a blessing in the storm!
Teresa Brewer
May 2, 2014
Dear Margaret, Teri and I were stunned and deeply saddened to learn of Calvin's untimely passing. He was a giant of a man in soul and body and we were enormously fond of him. I will miss having to go in relevé to get the hugs we always shared. May the spirit and the warmth of the affection he exuded and engendered in others help and comfort you and your children at this terrible time of loss. Affectionately, Martin Monas
Martin Monas
May 2, 2014
All of the Philadanco family are deeply saddened by Calvin's passing. So many former Danco members were apart of the Ailey family and the staff and I share with them fond memories. We send our love to the family and many friends and join in with the world of dance to miss him. Sincerely, Joan Myers Brown, Philadanco.
May 2, 2014
My most sincere condolences to the family of Calvin Hunt. We first met at Ballet Hispanico in early 80s where he stage managed. Since 1996 i have worked with him at Ailey. We had a long friendship. He was always a ROCK for everyone he worked for and a wonderful man. We are missing him at Ailey! Saw him last in the elevator, always a gentleman, never thinking it would be the last time! We need to cherish those around us each day. He is in our hearts and you are in our minds during this difficult time! Nancy Turano, Faculty - Alvin Ailey
Nancy Turano
May 2, 2014
I was so saddened to hear of Calvin Hunt's passing. He was such a lovely man and I will always be deeply grateful for his help and kindness when I performed with the Ailey company for their 50th anniversary
My love and condolences to his family and to the Ailey company
Darius de Haas ( New York, NY)
Darius de Haas
April 28, 2014
My heartfelt condolences to the family of Calvin Hunt. He was immensely creative, talented, and dedicated. This is a tragic loss not only for his beloved family, but also for the entire family of the Alvin Ailey Company.

You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Helena Finn
April 28, 2014
Dianne & I were deeply saddened by Calvin's sudden passing. We are glad we got to know him and had the pleasure of his company over the last few years, but they were all too few, all too short, all too soon. He made us feel as though we were part of his family and brought joy into our lives.
Jay & Dianne Zelermyer
April 27, 2014
My condolences to Calvin's family. Calvin's kindness & warmth made everyone he knew feel special. He touched many lives with joy & his passing is grieved by those who were fortunate to know him.
melinda pressler
April 27, 2014
We were deeply shocked to hear about the sudden and tragic passing away of our beloved dearest friend Calvin.

We keep on asking ourselves why such wonderful people as Calvin, leave us so young in their prime. This is so unjust!!!

Please send you are deepest condolences -wife, children and family.

We are mourning with you all.

May God be with you.
Love from all of us,
Shmuel, Uri, Daniela & Yoav Zemach
April 26, 2014
Calvin was a joy to work with. His warmth and enthusiasm made me smile every time I saw him,. My heart goes out to you and the family. I will keep him and you in my prayers.
Helene Davis
April 26, 2014
My heart is broken for Margaret and the family. May the beauty of Calvin's life inspire you forever
Susan Rose
April 26, 2014
Calvin was , and will always be,one of the Best" . His thoughtfulness, kindness, quiet strength was not exclusive to the Ailey family. Everyone was blessed by his existence. He knew when you needed a hug, made time for a talk, exuded love and support. I loved this man and will always always miss him, as I do Alvin.
Penny Frank
April 25, 2014
To our good friends at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the family and friends of Calvin Hunt. Please know our hearts are with you as you come together to celebrate Calvin. We join with you and so many to cherish the countless memories that Calvin made possible. His is a unique and truly irreplaceable, gentle soul, and the arts family across the world will miss him deeply. Your friends at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa, CA
April 25, 2014
Margaret-
Words cannot express.... my heart and thoughts are with you and the children.
MARJORIE AGRISS
April 25, 2014
Calvin and Eli
April 25, 2014
I am so sorry to learn of Calvin's death and sorry to think of what this shock must be like for both of Calvin's families, Hunt and Ailey. I didn't know Calvin but just the few times I met him in the City Center lobby have left me with lifelong memories of a man who managed to exude authority, gentle warmth and dignity all at once in the same few moments. I know he played a large part in making the Ailey company what it is. Thank you for sharing him with me and so many others throughout the world. He made a difference. He will be remembered. And I hope knowing that will help make the pain of his loss more bearable. Jennifer Dunning
April 25, 2014
There are so many memories I have of you, many involving our mutual passion for the elixir of life, scotch whisky. A might oak has fallen in the forest and you will be sorely missed by all of us on this side of the Atlantic. Fare thee weel, Calvin.
John Stalker
April 24, 2014
With sincere condolences to Margaret, Elisha, and Brenna for your sudden loss.

Please know that I am keeping you in my prayers.

Warmly,

Walt

Walt Gillette, ACFRE
Walt Gillette
April 23, 2014
Dear Calvin! I don't even know where to begin! This is just to much to bear! I will always remember that 1000 watt smile and the big hug you would give! This is so hard! You will be sorely missed and it won't be the same without your presence!! Another King has gone home and when the gates open for you keep looking down on us and keep shining your light upon us and tell Alvin hello. Mr. Ailey is welcoming you with open arms!!!! RIP my friend, GONE TO SOON!!! May God continue to watch over your family and keep them by his side during this difficult time! Sending hugs, love, blessings and light!!! My deepest of sympathy and condolences to the Hunt family and the Ailey family!!!
Kim Brown
April 22, 2014
What a joy and honor it has been to be Calvin's mom-in-law. He truly has spread a special grace all around this planet, and especially in our family. I'm very grateful. Peace and love, Margaret, Eli, and Brenna...
Elizabeth Pomeroy
April 21, 2014
So sorry for this great loss. My condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Calvin Hunt. May god keep and bless his wife and children.
cheryl Gaskins
April 15, 2014
My God Bless you and your family with courage and strength to get through this sudden loss. He was well loved by us all. Peace and Blessings
Adrienne Armstrong
April 11, 2014
I am shocked and saddened to hear of your passing. It was a pleasure and honor to have worked with you years ago on the gala and other events at John Jay Theater. Hosting the Ailey family at our venue was always a high point for us. Rest in Peace Calvin.
John Wilcox
April 10, 2014
I treasure the things I learned from this wonderful man and am forever grateful for having had the opportunity to work and practice with Calvin - Thank you my friend!
Mary D'Elia
April 10, 2014
Calvin. You touched so many lives with your warm smile, just as you touched mine so very many years ago. You will be sadly missed in this world. May your family be comforted by that smile every day with the legacy you leave behind.
Cindy (Bracy) Ledgard
April 9, 2014
I am so saddened to hear of the loss of this wonderful man. I knew him many years ago and had the privilege of working side by side with him doing Buddhist activities. His warm and compassionate spirit always touched me. I am a very petite woman, and I always felt surrounded and lifted up by his tall presence. What an amazing mission he carried out with the Ailey company ! Sending daimoku for his life and to his family.
Jackie Jacobs
April 9, 2014
RIP Calvin and may your loved ones be comforted by the enormous legacy you leave behind.
April 9, 2014
We will meet again at Eagle Peak. I will always look up to you. You inspire everyone who knows you to aspire to greatness. Thank you for sharing your life and family with me and my family. Nam-myho-renge-kyo
Suraci Philip
April 9, 2014
Calvin, I can hear your warm, and gentle voice in my mind's ear! I thank you for your kindness and I pray for your peaceful repose.
Bethany Wild
April 9, 2014
A gentle giant. I will miss you Calvin, and will forever hear your voice saying, "Ohhhh Sinner Man!"
Rest peacefully, my friend.
Sharon Duncan
April 9, 2014
I was shocked and saddend by the news. Calvin & I first met when he worked as my electrician in 1975 for a small dance season. We worked together for years afterwards through my company and his work at Ailey and LC Jazz. A warm, honest, humor filled gentleman who loved his life, his family and his work. He will be missed by so many people.
David Rosenberg
April 9, 2014
Like everyone, my heart is just broken. I send a loving embrace to his incredible wife, Margaret, and their children. Calvin's eyes always sparkled in their presence.
Susan Barnett
April 9, 2014
My prayers are constant – Lord, please bless Margaret, Eli & Brenna! My heart remains heavy from his loss…OH, but I'm thankful for the opportunity I had to spend time with an angel on earth! Calvin was a superb human being and a gentle giant of a man. I will continue to simply say THANK YOU to God for his life, his example of humility & strength, his friendship, his humor, his nickname for me (here comes trouble!), his smile, his laughter, his stillness in times of trouble, his peace and his joy for his family and friends!! THANK YOU God and THANK YOU Calvin! You will NEVER, EVER be forgotten and I will continue to love, be strong and walk tall having known YOU!! …OHHHH, on that day!!!
Nikki Johnson
April 9, 2014
Such a warm-hearted human being. You will be deeply missed. Your love of life, energy, devotion, generosity of spirit. Those close are surely reeling at the loss of you. With greatest sympathy to Margaret and the children
Cathy Lobel
April 9, 2014
We were blessed to know him. Our love and prayers to Margaret and his family.
Paul & Francesca Bongiorno
April 9, 2014
For well over 40 years, I have considered Calvin one of my closest friends, I cannot express what a loss this is to me personally and to all of those who loved this gracious,loving, gifted man
Linda MacAulay
April 9, 2014
Calvin was my gentle giant in High School. Once having been teased by not so kind students, Calvin stepped in and rescued me. I will never forget that.. and I pray for peace for his family at his loss.
Margaret O'Malley
April 9, 2014
Calvin has a heart of gold, and his smile and warmth are in us all forever. My thoughts are with Margaret and his family...with love, jennifer
Jennifer Goodale
April 8, 2014
I am so very sorry for Calvin's passing and the grief you are all enduring. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Margaret, and everyone who loved Calvin so dearly. God Bless, Julie OConnor
Julie OConnor
April 8, 2014
A terrible loss...Calvin was a true "gentleman's gentleman." Many years ago his warmth and generosity of spirit won over no less a tough cookie than my now-deceased boss Paul Szilard--so much so that Paul considered Calvin a son, and Margaret, Eli & Brenna part of his family. I am honored to have known such a wonderful man as Calvin and my heart goes out to his family & everyone at Ailey.
David Protomastro
April 8, 2014
I remember Calvin from his first days with the Ailey Company. He had such genuine love and passion for The Company. He will be missed by all those he worked with world wide. I had just received from Calvin a picture of his beautiful family. My condolences to his close family and his Ailey family. May his spirit live on forever.
William Hammond (former Exec. Dir)
April 8, 2014
Calvin you will be missed. My love and best wishes to your family and friends.

MK
Michael Kolodny
April 8, 2014
Calvin was a school friend, he and his Mother and little sister lived close to my family. He was always kind and it is no surprise he carried that kindness into his life ... I am so glad he came to our 40th class reunion so we could enjoy that beautiful smile again. My sincere sympathy to his wife and children ... Calvin will be missed.
Ruth Hunter
April 8, 2014
Calvin oln friend,thankyou for a heart as large as you.We joined the Co.in the same year and I am so proud to have watched you assend.Be At Peace
CHARLES EPPS
April 8, 2014
Calvin my old friend,though we joined AILEY 1in the same year,I'm so happy &proud to have watched you assend over the Yrs.Gone to soon.Be At Peace....
April 8, 2014
All my love.
JEAN WEST
April 8, 2014
Calvin will always be one of the brightest stars in my life. Whenever he walked into the Kennedy Center Opera House, he lit up the stage with his warmth and beautiful. My heart goes out to Margaret and his family during this terribly sad time. I always remember the first time I met him with Alvin. God bless you, Calvin
Mickey Berra
April 8, 2014
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Calvin in light of recent events. He has been a pillar at the Ailey Foundation for so long and will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with Margaret and the rest of the family.
Kevin Schneider
April 8, 2014
Calvin jump started my career when I first arrived in NYC and I am ever grateful. I have never forgotten his kindness and patience. Although I have not seen him in many years his presence will be missed.
John Manderbach
April 8, 2014
Calvin will always be one of the brightest stars in my life. My heart goes out to Margaret and his family through this very difficult time. His smile lit up the Kennedy Center Opera House whenever the company came. I will always treasure my time with him and Alvin.
Mickey Berra
April 8, 2014
Dear Calvin. We were supposed to have lunch on your first ever visit to chapel hill in 2 weeks. Ailey's performances will be bittersweet. You embodied the Ailey spirit with grace and kindness. The millions of people around the world who've seen Ailey owe their thanks to you. We will miss you.
Emil Kang
April 8, 2014

I am so saddened by Calvin's passing, he was a jewel, a diamond and I am privileged to have known him.
Donna Walker-Kuhne
April 8, 2014
Dr. MelA. Tomlinson
My condolences are extended to all. Your love and loyalty will forever be your legacy. My prayers of comfort to each individual whose life you touched.
Mel Tomlinson
April 8, 2014
I will always be grateful to Calvin for making me feel so welcome into the Ailey family. His heart was so large, it shone through his eyes. He will be missed by many. My deepest condolences to his family and to the Ailey company.
Shonach Mirk Robles
April 8, 2014
I will miss Calvin's warmth and his treating me as family when I visited my son Brian a few times at Berkeley. Not to mention him getting us preferred seating when we came to a performance in Central Park. I will miss him eating at my restaurant Monster Sushi Summit. It's almost too much to bear this kind of loss. He touched so many lives... He will never be forgotten...
Allan Luftig
April 8, 2014
Calvin was so welcoming when I started working at Ailey, and always went out of his way to check in on me even though he wasn't in my department and had no reason to. He was selfless that way, always thinking about others. I'll always remember when he became a father and the joy he radiated holding Eli as well as how strange it was for him to be the center of attention and letting others coo over him for once. God knows he deserved the spotlight!

My thoughts are with Margaret and his family and also to all who he touched.
Emily Berger
April 8, 2014
It is real fortune to have a person like Calvin as a dear friend. We all anticipated Calvin's yearly visit with the Ailey Company with joy. The entire Auditorium Theatre family will miss him terribly, but he will forever live in our hearts and his memory will always live within our walls.
Judie Green
April 8, 2014
Calvin our friend and brother. You will be missed. Our Prayers and Love go out to Margaret and the children. OXXO,Jerry and Bernie Wiles
Lakebay,Wa
April 8, 2014
Calvin, it was my pleasure and Honor to work with you at Ailey. You will be missed. I will keep your family in my prayers during their time of sorrow.
Maurice Franklin
April 8, 2014
Dallas Black Dance Theatre will miss the Love and Friendship of this great Ailey
Giant. Our prayers go out to His and the Ailey Family.
Ann Williams
April 8, 2014
I will miss Calvin working with him and Miss Jamison on Love Stories and Reminiscin Ballets. He will definitely be missed.....
Darrin Ross
April 8, 2014
Calvin was a giant among men both physically & spiritually. His presence will be missed but his legacy will remain forever. Peace and Blessings to Margaret & the family.
Melanie Savall-Williams
April 8, 2014
Calvin always went out of his way o be helpful to our DTH production staff, and his name was a useful one to drop to warm up every touring city here and abroad. Godspeeed, dear, gentle man
Christopher Kirkland
April 8, 2014
Such great memories of the 25+ years of friendship with this remarkably kind, generous man. A wholesome goodness accompanied Calvin on his life's journey. My heart goes out to Margaret and the children. Rest in peace, dear Calvin...you, indeed, made a difference in this life! Marty
April 8, 2014
Your energy remains alive and powerful, Calvin. Thank you. With love, Parisa
April 8, 2014
I didn't get to see Calvin that often in the past few years, but I remember him fondly. He was a truly extraordinary friend and mentor to countless people and he will be missed terribly.
Paul Lucas
April 8, 2014
Calvin was a kind and professional soul. He was the face of the worlds greatest dancers to my staffs at Aaron Davis, the Apollo and now NJPAC. Similar institutions around the world will miss his smile and kindness. Love and prayers to my old friend, his family and many extended families.
David Rodriguez
April 8, 2014
Just heard about the passing of my Alumni friend early this morning! I can't believe it. My husband and I just talked to him during the Ailey performances back in Feb. Our hearts and prayers goes out to the Hunt family. Calvin will be missed. He was such a living spirit to the newbies and fellow classmates while attending UNCSA and later on in life. A true Ailey lover!!!!
Vivian & Gerard
April 8, 2014
Many happy memories of this gentle man, at our grandsons Robbie's christening in west Windsor, party in his home and many visits to Glasgow and Edinburgh. His Scottish family will miss him sorely. Much love Lyn Jack and familyxxxx
Lyn & Jack Keogh
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