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Bradford memorial service set for May 20

A memorial service for David Bradford, a Princeton professor of economics and public affairs who died in February, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, May 20, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

The service is open to members of the University community and the public. Colleagues, friends and family members will speak in Bradford's memory, and musical selections will be performed.

Bradford, an influential authority on taxation issues, died Feb. 22 from injuries sustained while escaping from a fire in his home. He was 66.

Bradford was a member of Princeton's faculty since 1966, focusing on public sector economics. In addition to his research and teaching at Princeton, he also served three U.S. presidents, including a term as a member of President George H.W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad, 237 N. Harrison St., Princeton, NJ 08540; the Nature Conservancy, Attn: Treasury, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203; or the Borough of Princeton, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ 08542 to fund improvements to a neighborhood park on Pine Street (memo line on checks should read: "Dr. David Bradford Trust Fund").

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