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									                                                                       In Memory of Dr. Xu-Dong Liu
                                                               Memorial Service and Burial Service Program
                        ∞                                             1:00-3:00 pm, October 25, 2005
                                                         Santa Barbara Cemetery, 901 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,        I. Memorial Service
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,    (Program Director: Dr. Rugang Ye)
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.       Organ music: Ms. Carol Schaeffer
                                                   A moment of memory of Dr. Xu-Dong Liu
                                                   Buddhist Music
                        ∞                          Dr. Xu-Dong Liu’s Bio: Dr. Danping Peng
                                                   Buddhist Chanting: Rev. Katsumi Ueda
Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead             Speeches:
Scribbling on the sky the message He Is Dead,      UCSB Administration: Vice Chancellor John Wiemann, representing Chancellor
Put crepe bows round the white necks of the        Henry Yang
    public doves,                                  UCSB Department of Mathematics: Dr.Tom Sideris, Chair
Let the traffic policemen wear black cotton        Caltech Department of Applied Mathematics: Dr. Tom Hou
    gloves.                                        UCSB Colleagues: Dr. Björn Birnir, Dr. Xianzhe Dai, Dr. Rugang Ye
                                                   Colleagues All Over the World: Dr. Hongkai Zhao
                                                   Friends All Over the World: Dr. Sikun Lan
                        ∞                          Family Friend: Dr. Xiaojian Zhao

                                                   Buddhist Message: Rev. Katsumi Ueda
He was my North, my South, my East and West,
My working week and my Sunday rest,                Family speech: Ms. Shirley X Lu, Dr. Xu-Dong Liu’s wife
My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
I thought that love would last for ever: I was     Final Tribute to Dr. Xu-Dong Liu: Guests and then family proceed to see
                                                   Dr. Xu-Dong Liu in casket. (Organ music)
     wrong.
                                                   II. Burial Service
                        ∞                          Pallbearers carry the casket from the chapel to the site of the burial
                                                   service.
The stars are not wanted now: put out every one;   Family and guests follow the pallbearers and the hearse.
Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun;            Buddhist Chanting
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood.         Flower Placement
For nothing now can ever come to any good.
                                                   Conclusion of Services

                                                   III. Reception
                     Author: W. H. Auden
                     Selected By: Shirley X Lu
The family invites all guests to a reception at Stella Mare’s Restaurant (50
Los Patos Way) right after the services. The restaurant is across the street
from the cemetery.

								
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