Source: Rockford Memories Volume II ~ The 40’s,50’s & 60’s 977.331 R682 v.2
Born Oct. 25, 1927 in Rock Island, IL.
He was a retired Physician and drummer extraordinaire.
He was a veteran of WWII and Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy. He also spent time in the Coast Guard.
Died June 12, 2014.
Gasparini and Oliveri Funeral Home and Cremation; Memorial Service at Gasparini and Oliveri Funeral Home.
Source: Rockford Register Star August 16, 2014
Later this month, Faren will travel to the Netherlands to perform in an invitation-only
group made up of internationally known jazz musicians.
The International All Stars Tour of the Breda International Jazz Festival
will include about 30 performances over the course of three weeks
Source: Rockford Register Star 05/19/2011