GIA to host a memorial service for Liddicoat

The Gemological Institute of America will host a memorial service for its longtime chairman Richard T. Liddicoat, who died on July 23 in his Santa Monica, Calif., home.

The “celebration of the extraordinary life” of Mr. Liddicoat will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at the GIA headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif.

For more information or to RSVP, contact GIA at 760-603-4409, or visit the GIA Web site at

In keeping with Mr. Liddicoat’s wishes, if you would like to make a gesture of remembrance, please do so through the Richard T. Liddicoat memorial Fund at GIA.

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