January 16, 2024 Celebrating the Life of Mike Beard

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27, to honor the wonderful life and impactful legacy of beloved Dumbartonian, Mike Beard, who died in Dec. 2023.

A trailblazer and leader in the movement to end gun violence, Mike founded (what came to be known as) the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence as well as the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence.

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health highlighted Mike’s numerous contributions in this Dec. tribute. Please take a few minutes to read it and learn a little more about this amazing man.