Public Memorial for Peter Camejo, former Green Party gubernatorial candidate, and activist

November 11, 2008 in Found Elsewhere

From the California Chronicle

Berkeley, CA ñ A public memorial celebrating the life of former gubernatorial, presidential and vice-presidential candidate Peter Camejo will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. at the International House on the University of California at Berkeley campus (2299 Piedmont Ave), according to an announcement by family and friends.

Mr. Camejo died Sept. 13 at home in Folsom, CA after a lengthy fight with cancer.

Ralph Nader ñ who will speak at the Memorial ñ has remembered Mr. Camejo as “a civil rights leader, socially responsible investment pioneer, and ¥magnanimo caballero’ for third party politics in the U.S.” He said Mr.

Camejo “used his eloquence, sharp wit, and barnstorming bravado to blaze a trail for 21st century third party politics in the US.”

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