Ed Joseph - creative artist, photographer, improvisor, dancer, musician, actor, funny man and free spirit has taken flight beyond the confines of his body (*see below for a note from Constance).  Ed is well-remembered and loved by the individuals and communities with whom he shared his uniquely quiet yet loudly creative spirit.  Whether "Umbrella Dancing" on the plains of Black Rock Desert, or at play with the adoring members of his Harbin community,  volunteering for meaningful organizations or dancing on the central coast, Ed modeled untethered self-expression, kindness of spirit, and living beyond judgment.

For the past 8 years, Ed has been the loving partner of Constance Hart, a kindred spirit and force of kindness and creativity in her own right.   Words cannot adequately reflect the totality of impact of soul mates separated at any age by a sudden and unexpected passing, especially at a time when both are young and vibrant and expecting many years of joy filled companionship to come.   

The purpose of this GoFundMe campaign is to provide financial support to Constance while she awaits the outcome of medical bills, meets ongoing responsibilities and obligations, and takes some time for self care and to help celebrate the life of her beloved.  We invite loved ones of Constance and Ed to perform a kindness for Constance, and to express their love and support during this difficult time of transition.

Any gift.  Any comment is welcome.  Please donate your expression of  kindness and compassion in whatever fashion is right for you. 

This campaign was launched by a former resident on behalf of the Harbin community - tremendous fans of Ed and Constance - like you!  All proceeds go directly to Constance to help ease the road ahead.

*From Constance to Everyone:  "Ed experienced an aneurysm, and in the end let go peacefully with me by his side holding his hand and showering him with kisses.   On behalf of Ed and me, gratitude for your kindnesses and friendship, however we touched your life, and you touched ours."  - Constance


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Organizer and beneficiary

Patrick Fitzgerald 
Lakeport, CA
Constance Hart 
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