Join us for a celebration of the life of Ray Taliaferro, the Bay Area broadcasting legend and longtime Commonwealth Club Board of Governors member who passed away earlier this winter. The program will be emceed by former KGO news anchor Rosie Allen and will feature music and memories from Ray's long career and life, followed by a reception.

This is a free program open to the public; reservations are not required; but if you would like to reserve a space, please do so below.


Ray's family has asked that people wishing to make a donation in Ray Taliaferro's name do so to the Dementia Society of America 

Rosie Allen
Former News Anchor, KGO Radio—Master of Ceremonies
Angela Alioto
Former President, San Francisco Board Supervisors
Belva Davis
Television and Radio Journalist; Author, Never in My Wildest Dreams: A Black Woman's Life in Journalism
Gloria Duffy
Ph.D., CEO and President, The Commonwealth Club
Frank Jordan
Former Mayor, San Francisco
Mickey Luckoff
Retired General Manger, KGO Radio
Ronn Owens
Talk Host, KGO Radio
Barbara Rodgers
Television News Anchor and Reporter
Reverend Fred Settle
Nephew of Ray Taliaferro
Rafael Taliaferro
Son of Ray Taliaferro
John Rothmann
Talk Show Host, KGO Radio