The Memorial Service for legendary actress and civil rights activist RUBY DEE (October 27, 1922 ― June 11, 2014) at Riverside Church, New York, Saturday, September 20, 2014. The Memorial included Poetry and Prose by Ruby Dee recited by Phylicia Rashad, Tyne Daly, Kim Fields, S. Epatha Merkerson, Pauletta Washington, Susan L. Taylor, Elizabeth Van Dyke, and Lynn Whitfield. There was Spoken Reflections by former New York Mayor David Dinkins, Glynn Turman, Woodie King, Jr., and Sonia Sanchez. Musical Tributes were performed by Alicia Keys, Wynton Marsalis, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Peter Yarrow of ‘Peter, Paul & Mary’, and Guy Davis (the son of Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis). Ms. Dee’s Children and Grandchildren all paid tribute, and a video Eulogy was given by Harry Belafonte. Guests included Rachel Robinson (wife of Jackie Robinson), Courtney B. Vance, Jeffrey Wright, Carmen De LaVallade, Judith Jamison, Alyson Williams, Cheryl Wills, Ebony Jo-Ann, Howard Dodson, George Faison, Curtis King, Aduke Aremu, and countless more. Photography by Celebrity Photo Journalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY © All Rights Reserved.