NORA Ephron Service, A memorial to honour New York writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron has been scheduled for July 9.Jacob Bernstein, one of Ephron’s two children, revealed the date of the upcoming service on Wednesday, though further details, including the location, are still being determined.
Influential, Oscar-nominated director, producer and screenwriter Ephron died Tuesday in New York at the age of 71 after a battle with leukemia.
“Nora Ephron always loved a good New York story, and she could tell them like no one else,” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in a statement via Twitter.
She made the move to the movies after first establishing a successful career as a journalist writing for The New York Post, Esquire and The New York Times during her 20s and 30s.
Her passing on Tuesday drew a wave of tributes from fans as well as colleagues in journalism and the arts. (CBC News)