From a Bluecoats press release: With deep sadness the Bluecoats family today mourns the sudden passing of longtime volunteer, board member, and unselfish supporter Carol "Aunt Buff" Newton. The Bluecoats are dedicating their performance at the Massillon show this evening, and all remaining performances in the 2005 season, to Mrs. Newton. She will be badly missed by the members, staff, and volunteers, as well as hundreds of Bluecoats alumni, and the entire drum corps community. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (with a service to follow) at Shorts Funeral Home, 9781 Page Road, Streetsboro, Ohio, 44241. The funeral hone telephone number is 330.626.4966. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be sent to the Bluecoats in memory of "Aunt Buff."
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