Charles Bresler: In Memoriam

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Sad News: Charles Bresler, lifelong collector of Wood Turnng and Sculpture died Friday. Charlie and wife Fleur just celebrated the opening of their collection at the Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC. The Breslers are founding members of the James Renwick Alliance, and have been strong supporters of the arts and craft scene. The Bresler’s home and collection was featured in AmericanStyle magazine. Family requests donations in Charlie’s name to Food & Friends or to The Wood Turning Center.
From the Washington Post:

CHARLES SHELDON BRESLER
On October 22, 2010 of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband of Fleur Bresler; devoted father of Sidney (Phyllis), Susan, Lynne (Michael), Edward, Carol (Carolyn) and the late William; grandfather of Alex, Jonathan, Amanda, Audessa, Jessica, Rebecca, Louis, Anthony and Ruby. Graveside services will be held on Monday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m. at Garden of Remembrance Cemetery, 14321 Comas Rd., Clarksburg, MD. Family will be observing Shiva on Monday and Tuesday at his home in Rockville, MD at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Food and Friends of Washington D.C. or The Wood Turning Center, 501 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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