Memorial Celebration for Patricia E. Fulton, Executive Director of Arts Reach
Patricia E. Fulton, Executive Director of Arts reach, Inc. passed away on Tuesday, October 23. She will be missed by all those she touched with her passionate dedication to making the magic of the arts available for all of our community.
A memorial celebration will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2001 at 7:00 pm at the Shults Center of Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue Rochester, NY. A tribute presentation by Artist Friends and reception will follow immediately after the memorial.
Mrs. Fulton served as Arts Reach Director since 1989. Founded in 1981, Arts Reach Inc. is a not-for-profit agency designed to enable persons with special needs to enhance their quality of life through access to the arts. Under Mrs. Fulton's guidance, Arts Reach has served a substantial list of member human service agencies in Monroe and surrounding counties. Arts Reach provides programs including: Arts-On-Site, Community Partners, Creative Arts Therapy Services (CATS), Special Arts for Special Students, Seniors Out and About in Rochester (SOAR), and Special Visitors. Mrs. Fulton was also instrumental in the establishment of PAINTS (Providing Art Instruction to Neglected and troubled Students) serving youth under adjudication, and has championed the development of a community art center with North East Area Development.
Mrs. Fulton was an alumna of Nazareth College and received her Masters in Applied Mathematics and Computers at Colorado State University. She was a faculty member at CSU. She served as a volunteer at Arts for Greater Rochester until joining the Arts Reach staff.
Mrs. Fulton is survived by her husband David, children Mary, Kathleen, Ellen and David, sister Anne Sawyko, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
For more information, please contact Krysia Mnick, Arts Reach Program Associate at (716) 482-6720 or firstname.lastname@example.org