Longtime Healdsburg residents remembered Jane Moore this week as someone who added joy to their lives on many levels.
Moore, founder of the Camp Rose Players, died Saturday, June 30, after battling cancer. She was 77.
According to an article in the Press Democrat, Moore staged more than 100 plays in the basement of her home on the Russian River.
of Healdsburg, a Patch guest editor and writer. said he first met Moore when she and her then-husband Ben Salvon bought and operated the Camp Rose Inn on Fitch Mountain in Healdsburg.
Moore had settled in Healdsburg in 1965, and the couple bought the inn in 1971.
"My wife Karen and I got married at Camp Rose," Kallen said.
"Jane was a really important part of the arts scene in Healdsburg for a long time," he added. "She will be missed by many."
The Camp Rose Inn closed after 10 years, after Moore and Salvon were divorced.
Moore later was remarried to Ben Moore. They converted the inn to their home upstairs and ran plays in the basement.
To read the Press Democrat article, click here.