Memorial Service for Poet Ricardo Fitten To Be Held Tonight at Somerville’s Diesel Cafe

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In memoriam Ricardo Fitten, 1942-2014
We are sorry to report that scientist and poet Ricardo Fitten, who was profiled in Scout Cambridge and Scout Somerville in November, died on Saturday, March 1. “He’s passed on to join the ancestors,” said his sister, Marcia Fitten. 
A memorial service will be held in his honor on Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Diesel Cafe in Davis Square (257 Elm Street, Somerville).
In addition, his family plans to hold a memorial for him here in the Boston area in the spring. If you would like to be kept informed of the plans for that memorial, you may email Marcia Fitten at
Ricardo will be missed.