Memorial service for Oscar-winning Yellow Springs filmmaker delayed

DAYTON — The celebration of life set for Academy Award winning filmmaker and Yellow Springs native, Julia Reichert, has been postponed.

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It was previously scheduled for Friday but is now delayed after her film partner, Steve Bognar, tested for Covid-19, according to a post on social media.

The memorial is now expected to take place sometime in the spring.

There will be a gravesite internment of Reichert’s ashes Saturday morning at 9:45 a.m. at Woodland Cemetery in Dayton. Masking and social distancing is encouraged.

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Reichert died last after years of battling bladder cancer.

She was a professor of motion pictures at Wright State.

She was 76-years old.