In Memoriam ⋅ Stan Freberg

August 7, 1926 – April 7, 2015

Author, pundant, Voice actor, recording artist and comedic genius, friend and mentor. In the 1930s, Carl Sandburg finished a four volume masterpiece, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years. After commenting on the magnitude of Lincoln’s passing, he settled on a quaint line from an old woodsman’s proverb, “A tree is best measured when it’s down”. Only when a life is “Down” can we adequately measure its length of significance, its breadth of impact, it’s depth of character. […]