Champion of the people

Laurel Burnham is pictured at the 2017 Seedy Saturday, which she organized.

A celebration of life for Laurel Burnham has been set for Oct. 19.

Burnham was a long-time environmental champion and community market organizer, who died in July after a battle with cancer.

The celebration will be a potluck dinner at Leir House from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, email