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Kalisa Memorial

Memorial to Kalisa Moore • "The Queen of Cannery Row"
Dedicated on her birthday, January 31, 2011.
Located at Bruce Ariss Way, across from Ed Ricketts' Lab.

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                                                Kalisa in the Lab in 1999. MK Hemp photo.

"The Queen of Cannery Row" is dead at 83.
(1926 -2009)

Dear Friends of Cannery Row,

        Kalisa Moore, our beloved "Queen of Cannery Row," board member and past president of The Cannery Row Foundation, is dead at 83 years old. She died after open-heart surgery at Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, at 4:10 PM, Wednesday, October 14th, 2009. 
        Check back for links to media coverage and stories about the life of this incredible woman. Her family has not announced plans for services at this time.
        Cannery Row will never be the same. But lucky are those of us who knew her.

For "America's Most Famous Street,"

Michael Hemp, President
Cannery Row Foundation

A photo essay will be posted here soon on
"The Queen of Cannery Row."

News to date: (Under re-construction)

Monterey County Herald, web-edition, October 16th.

Salinas Californian, web-edition, October 16th.

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