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        Stephen Paulus 1949-2014

        Stephen passed away peacefully in Minnesota on Sunday, October 19th from complications of a stroke he suffered last year. A prolific composer of over 500 works, he enjoyed writing for a variety of audiences and performers. He was an ardent advocate and mentor to many young composers, co-founding the American Composers Forum in 1973, the largest composer service organization in the world. His humor, wit and musical gift was loved and will be missed by many including his wife Patty, sons Greg, 30 and Andrew, 25, mother, Patricia, and brother Terry and wife Colleen. Funeral service will be Saturday, November 8 at 3pm at the House of Hope Presbyterian Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota. -The Paulus Family