A memorial and celebration of life for long-time Amnesty Group 137 member Tim Spann will be held on September 9th at the Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd, beginning at 2:00 pm. Tim had been an active member of Group 137 since the 1980s, including several years as group coordinator. He was a passionate and tireless advocate for death penalty abolition and worked for many years as a death penalty specialist for Amnesty International USA. He was also a fantastically talented visual artist and sign maker, and his work can be seen in many restaurants and other establishments around town. Tim was the heart and soul of Group 137 and his passion and dedication to human rights and to our group will be deeply missed.