Below is the eulogy by Earl's sister:
Updated with funeral arrangements.
Earl Osborne passed away yesterday due to complications from blood cancer. He was a stalwart of New York racing for three decades, admired and beloved for his gentle demeanor. Our condolences to his friends and family. We invite you to share your remembrances and tributes.
Foundation Cycling will send their team to the Tour de Tobago to memorialize Earl in his native land. If you wish to contribute to this, send a check donation made out to Foundation Cycling New York and put in the memo section in Memory of Earl Osborne to:
Foundation Cycling New York
201 East 77th Street, Suite 8EF
New York, NY 10075
Here's Earl's Funeral arrangements:
Benta’s Funeral Home
630 St. Nicholas Avenue (141th Street and St. Nicholas Ave)
Phone : 212 281-8851
Time: Thursday July 28th, 2011 from 5 pm – 8 pm
Bethel Gospel Assembly (120th Street between 5th and Madison Ave.)
2-26 East 120th Street
Phone: 212 860-6765
Time: Friday July 29th, 2011 at 10:00 A.M.
Cypress Hills Cemetery
833 Jamaica Ave.
Brooklyn NY 11208
Time: Immediately after funeral services
Friends and family can meet for refershments after at:
Heaven for all Ocasions (between Nostrand and Lloyd Ave)
2808 Church Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11226
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Recorded inside the press room at Grenoble Velodrome, we bring you Episode #8 of the Insider from the 2011 Tour de France, our final podcast.
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