Jack Flournoy, March of Remembrance founder, dies of COVID-19 complications

Jack Flournoy is seen at the 2018 Holocaust March of Remembrance in Murrieta. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Jack Davis Flournoy, who started the annual March of Remembrance for the Jewish Holocaust in Murrieta six years ago, died of COVID-19 pneumonia on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, after several days of fighting the virus.His death came at 8:59 p.m. only a few days before doctor’s said he was improving and would possibly soon be allowed to return home, according to Irv Michlin of Congregation B’nai Chaim of Murrieta.Michlin said he received an email from Flournoy the same night, “Being treated for COVID pneumonia. I am receiving Remdesavir (two more days), and I think they will treat me with plasma. Things got serious quickly. Good news for today. They are moving me to the fifth floor where they have the less serious cases.”[caption id="attachment_39322" align="aligncenter" width
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