Alex Baum Memorial

Alex Baum passed away this weekend. Baum was a giant in the promotion of cycling as a sport and a lifestyle in Los Angeles, the US, and internationally.

His memorial is being planned for Wednesday, March 4th at 1:30 PM.  Services to be held at the Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404.  If you will be able to attend, please RSVP to Danielle Gardner, Alex’s daughter, at dgardnersm@aol.com.  

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