Memorial Fund for Irene Soderberg

It is with unbearable sadness that we confirm that on Sunday, May 31st, Irene Soderberg, Fairy Godmother of unconditional Love and song, passed suddenly in her apartment.  This was such a shock...we all thought we had to much more time with her, and haven't yet found a way to accept that her voice and her compassion, her wit and her laughter, her creativity and her courage, her JOY and her deep loyalty to and loving appreciation for every detail about every single person she met or sang for, are no longer here with us in the way our hearts counted on... but... it seems so many have already felt Irene surrounding us with her love, her stubborn belief in the best of us...and, of course, with her feathers.   

We are opening this GoFundMe to help with Memorial fees and so that we can put together a musical CELEBRATION OF IRENE'S LIFE (Irene style!) in West Hollywood, CA that will give us all the chance to express our love and gratitude for all she was, all she did to help ANYONE who asked, and all she did and DOES for our hearts.  Once the the quarantine ends, we will be able to set a date...hoping for end of summer.   If there are any remaining funds, they will be also be used to honor Irene's memory further in other cities, and to donate in her name to the AIDS organizations that she was devoted to helping by volunteering for hundreds of benefits that raised millions of dollars...

Thank you for your love...Cindy Kendall, Michael Southard, Peter Hamlin, Michael Johnson, Mala Skelton, Gary De Mars and so many others who have been calling to offer love and support in organizing this fundraiser.


  • Mary Simon 
    • $100 
    • 14 d
  • Thomas Andersen 
    • $50 
    • 20 d
  • John Edwards 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Glenn Trei 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Bill Varela-Ostrander 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
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Fundraising team (7)

Cindy Kendall 
Raised $1,130 from 11 donations
Los Angeles, CA
Carole Kendall 
Mike Johnson 
Team member
Raised $650 from 4 donations
Gary DeMars 
Team member
Raised $600 from 4 donations
Michael Southard 
Team member
Raised $350 from 3 donations
Mala Skelton 
Team member
Raised $150 from 2 donations
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