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Update on passing of Carole I. Smith mayor’s Commission on Technology director

Details on the memorial services for and a scholarship fund on behalf of Carole I. Smith, the executive director of the Mayor’s Commission on Technology who died last Monday, have been announced. Smith, 67, passed from complications related to pancreatic cancer. She is survived by her daughter Narissa Wallace, who is married with two children. […]

Details on the memorial services for and a scholarship fund on behalf of Carole I. Smith, the executive director of the Mayor’s Commission on Technology who died last Monday, have been announced.

Smith, 67, passed from complications related to pancreatic cancer. She is survived by her daughter Narissa Wallace, who is married with two children.

Supporters can celebrate Smith’s life at a memorial service to be held at 10 a.m. Sat. Jan 23, inside the Community College of Philadelphia’s Bonnell Building auditorium on 17th Street between Callowhill and Spring Garden streets. The internment will be private.

In addition to her many titles and roles, Smith was the Philadelphia coordinator for Black Family Technology Awareness Week, representative of her passion to bridge the digital divide.

In lieu of flowers, Smith’s family requests that any display of sympathy be sent to a scholarship named in her behalf that honors literacy:

Carole I. Smith Scholarship Fund / GPUAC (Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition)
1207 Chestnut Street, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Checks should be made to payable to “GPUAC / Carole I. Smith Scholarship Fund.” For more information contact the Mayor’s Commission on Technology at 215.686.8150.

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