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In Memoriam: Phyllis Larrabee, 1938-2021

Life and works of central Vermont poet to be celebrated

Published May 29, 2024 at 6:00 a.m.

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Phyllis Rachel Larrabee was born on September 30, 1938, in Newark, N.J. She was an unofficial poet laureate of central Vermont for decades. Phyllis died April 7, 2021, at Heaton Woods, Montpelier, Vt. Please join us to celebrate her works and life. Find out more at

June 21 & 22, 2024 – Unitarian Church Montpelier
130 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602

June 23, 2024 – Greenmount Cemetery
250 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602

Friday, June 21
5 p.m. Community reading of the Musical Tagadozik!

Saturday, June 22
9 a.m. Community reading of Phyllis Rachel Larrabee poetry
2 p.m. Michael Arnowitt in concert and more poetry until 5 p.m. or whenever we finish

Sunday, June 23
11 a.m. Headstone revealing at Green Mountain Cemetery; more poetry reading if weather allows.

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