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JUL 2018

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| JULY/AUGUST 2018 58 DANIEL "DANNY" MICHAEL ALVAREZ was born on March 27, 1975, in Queens New York. He returned to the Lord on May 23, 2018. He dedicated his life and career to public service. He began his legal career as a public defender protecting the rights of the indigent. He opened his private practice in 2003, in order to expand his advocacy to include helping immigrants, defending the accused, and assisting people from all walks of life in their time of need. He was a leader in the legal community, recognized for his talent, integrity, ethics, and pro bono service. Alvarez was honored that on May 22nd, the citizens of this community voted overwhelmingly for him to serve as the first Latino Judge in Kentucky. He spent his last day with friends and family, feeling joyful about his historic win. He is survived by his wife, erese, and his three children Gabriela, Benedict, and Isabela, along with his parents Maria and Ernesto Alvarez, his brother and sister, David and Susan, five nieces and nephews and close friends throughout the community. e preceding memoriam for Daniel "Danny" Michael Alvarez is based upon information obtained from the Courier-Journal, which pub- lished the obituary on May 27, 2018. To access the obituary in its entirety, visit: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/louisville/obituary. aspx?page=lifestory&pid=189116551. A s a final tribute, the Bench & Bar publishes brief memorials recognizing KBA members in good standing as space permits and at the discretion of the editors. Please submit either written information or a copy of an obituary that has been published in a newspaper. Submissions may be edited for space. Memorials should be sent to sroberts@kybar.org. IN MEMORIAM THE HONORABLE SAMUEL HUSTON MONARCH, JR. , age 72, passed away surrounded by friends and family on ursday, Nov. 23, 2017. He was a retired 46th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge. Judge Monarch is survived by his wife Alice Burke Monarch of Hardins- burg, Ky., son Ed Monarch (Katie) of Louisville, two grandsons omas and Clayton Monarch, two brothers Charles Monarch (Peggy) and Miller Monarch (Alice) of Hardinsburg. Funeral services were held at St. Romuald Catholic Church in Hardinsburg. e preceding memoriam for Judge Samuel H. Monarch, Jr., is based upon information obtained from the Courier-Journal, which pub- lished the obituary on Nov. 26, 2017. To access the obituary in its entirety, visit: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/louisville/obituary. aspx?page=lifestory&pid=187342511. DATE DECEASED May 23, 2018 May 1, 2018 March 9, 2018 April 18, 2018 February 18, 2018 May 9, 2018 May 2, 2018 March 7, 2018 October 6, 2017 May 14, 2018 March 2, 2018 May 20, 2018 February 13, 2018 STATE KY KY CT KY FL IN KY KY KY KY TN SC KY CITY Louisville La Grange Greenwich Lexington Gainesville Memphis Lexington Lexington Owensboro Paris Johnson City Myrtle Beach Lexington NAME Daniel Michael Alvarez Christopher Duncan Bryant Charline V. Dale Robert T. Gallagher Leon Harvath Jr. William P. Hurley Jr. Mark Edward Kearney Thomas P. Lewis James E. McDaniel Guy F. Ormsby Jr. Georganne Brown Taylor William Thomas Warner Sidney N. White KBA members Jamie Neal and Doug Farnsley joined Danny Alvarez (center) at an April 27, 2018, event to benefit Legal Aid of Louisville.

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