Two public memorial services are being held to celebrate the life of Judy Young, a member of the astronomy faculty from 1982 to 2013, who died May 23.
An outdoor service is scheduled for Wednesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at the UMass Sunwheel, which she designed and built. The event, which will include songs, silence and stories, will be led by Gabrielli LaChiara. The service will be held rain or shine.
On Thursday, June 5, Rabbi Benjamin Weiner will lead a more traditional service at 10 a.m. at the Jewish Community of Amherst, 742 Main St.
All who attend the services are encouraged to wear vibrant colors in celebration of life.