A memorial service to celebrate the life of Robert N. Ganz Jr. of Chilmark will be held at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. Friends and community are invited to come share stories and memories of a life well lived. The service will also be streamed online. Please e-mail ganzpoetry@gmail.com for a link and more information.

Bob died on April 9 at home. He was 97.

A prize for student achievement in the study of American poetry is being established in his honor at George Washington University. For information, please contact his family at ganzpoetry@gmail.com.