Take your time browsing the 4 guestbook volumes which are filled with wonderful memories of Laurie Beechman and her work. Before you leave, please be sure to take a moment to sign and add your voice to this site.
January 14, 2005 1:34 PM
from Guilderland, New York
I first saw Laurie perform as the narrator in Joseph back in 1982. She blew me away. What a talented performer she was. She was so good that I went to see Joseph 3 more times. I also heard her sing at NY Ranger games.
What a tragic loss.
She also was as beautiful as she was talented.
Rest in peace.
January 8, 2005 1:48 PM
from los angeles
Beechman family please get in touch with me I have a recording made at the manor lounge in north wildwood, august 29, 1970 in which laurie sings, I played drums.
Let me know if you want it?
Please give me your mailing address.
January 6, 2005 4:52 PM
from Los Angeles
I was so saddened to learn about Laurie's death recently. I had always been aware of her and considered her to be a great talent. Her version of "Wishing You were Somehow Here Again" is my favorite. I have recently purchased all of her CD's and am really enjoying them. Thank you, Laurie, for sharing the gift of your voice. I'll keep you in my prayers.
December 31, 2004 10:43 PM
bobbi saldutti -blodgett
from stuart, florida
bobbi 3 @adelphia.net
Had the pleasure of experiencing some of my high school years in the Beechman house in Westmont N.J. Jane and I graduated the same year. Just being in the house and hanging out was a tribute to stage and the arts. Laurie would breeze in, pop her head in a door, access and almost "sing" you girls better get your act together! Laurie always had her act together! Many thanks for being there for that, Laurie. To Jane, all family and friends-the memories live on!
December 25, 2004 10:18 AM
from Stevens Point, WIsconsin
Have her Andrew Lloyd Webber Album (CD) which I purchased after seeing her as a guest on a tv show. Just getting ready to play it and thought I should see if there is a tribute of any kind to her great talent. Mary Heckel
December 22, 2004 11:38 AM
Another year is about to pass and I am thinking of those that have touched my life....missing Laurie and her beautiful smile. She was an inspiration in so many ways. Listening to her voice always makes me smile.
December 15, 2004 9:32 PM
from Elkins Park/PA/USA
I am honored to sign my Aunt's Guestbook becuase she was the most influentcial figure of my childhood. I am also honored that she has touched all these lives around the world. I am 17 years old and Auntie Laurie died when i was only 10, but she was still my second mother. She understood me more then I did myself. I miss her greatly but I am determined to turn my life into a success and dedicate that success to my beloved Aunt. I love you Auntie Laurie and you will always be in my heart.
December 15, 2004 3:04 AM
carole macaulay md
from la habra, calif. (LA)
Tonight I [found an old PEOPLE magazine from 1995 and read with interest about Laurie. I was impressed and excited to hear about someone who was actually doing well with Ovarian ca. I hadn,t heard of anyone who survived it and assumed it fairly quickly fatal .I watched a beloved nurse at our hospital go down so quickly..and she was so young.Laurie had done better than anyone I had heard of. As a physician cncer so discourages us. We can feel so helpless and ineffective. It gives me great hope and encouragement to hear success stories. I thought, " Gosh I hope she makes it!!" Then I realized, "Wait this magazine is 9 years old - I can find out now!" Well my heart sank to see the title,"memories of Laurie". I am truly sorry to all her family and especially to her husband for your loss. I know it never goes away.I hate to see such apparently wonderful spirits leave us prematurely. The bell tolls for us all.
December 7, 2004 1:22 PM
from Williamstown NJ
I went to High School with her and her sister, she was always a bright light at Haddon Township H S
I am from the Class of 72
December 6, 2004 7:57 PM
from Syracuse NY USA
When I was much younger I remember looking through my brothers year book and being smitten by Lauries photo. I am truely sorry to hear of her passing and truely amazed of her accomplishments. my best to your family.
December 5, 2004 12:08 PM
from Palm Bay Florida
I knew Laurie in high school in Westmont New Jersey. She was the most talented person I knew. Even in high school here performances where special. I'm very sad to here of her passing but so happy for her that she followed her dreams and helped made stages full of life great emotions.
December 2, 2004 12:26 AM
May God Bless "Laurie Beechman"- May She Always Rest In Peace In Heaven. Does anybody remember when she performed with as her Backup Singer "Emily Bindiger", a Singer who a long time ago Sang and Acted for "The Great Space Coaster", a Children's show where she starred as Sixteen Year Old "Frannie" from 1981 to 1986? Emily Bindiger has such a Pretty Face!
November 6, 2004 12:18 AM
I do not know much, but I know these things to be true, she is one sexy girl, and has fabulous taste in music
October 7, 2004 9:51 PM
Laurie Beecham was an inspiration
September 13, 2004 1:49 PM
from Dallas, Texas
Just saw a production of "Joseph" in Dallas, and it made me remember Laurie as the Narrator in the original Broadway show in 1983- she was the best & will never forget her perfomance - she was a great perfomer & am so glad this site keeps her memory alive.....
September 10, 2004 5:40 PM
from fort lauderdale, fl, usa
I'm listening to my album of Laurie singing the narrator in "Joseph" - such great memories of her onstage - in "Cats" and in a show called "Dangerous Music" that played in Jupiter, FL and never went anywhere...........
A great soulful singer.
August 30, 2004 8:11 AM
from London, United Kingdom
LISTEN TO OUR HEARTS LAURIE - WE WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU!
August 25, 2004 7:49 AM
Elisabeth Bedore (Yoser)
from New Jersey
I've been thinking about you so much these days as I am finally having my own little Laurie who will be joining us sometime in October. Whenever I think about her and from where her name is derived, it brings tears to my eyes. We will be having a naming for her in November at which time I will tell everyone about how we chose her name along with our hopes that she will share her cousin's courage, energy and spirit! I only hope I don't cry then. While you will not be able to be with us in person, we expect that you'll be with us in spirit! We miss you so much!
July 31, 2004 10:55 AM
As I was going thru the memories this morning I came to the site to look at a couple of pictures of Laurie. She was always so positive and helpful to me when I lived in New York and helped me thru an awful lot. It's been several years now and since then Marc Malamed is gone now and other people we knew and the memories are still here in my head. Ballroom,Backstage, 47th Street Restaurant,O'Neal. Places that Laurie shared her amazing gifts. I was thinking of the 45 record (I've forgotton the name of the song) she made in, I think 76'(produced by Rubert Holmes), it was part of the jukebox at the 31st Street club Laurie, Pat Benetar and I sang at. Marc played the piano.It was a nice place; a learning place for our lives later. Anyway, just wanted to say Hi.Was listening to "After the Fall" which was '84 0r '85 and the "Sighs' LP. Still have them. My 45 of the songs from the movie mentioned is gone, but I still have the Charnin '45. May the theater schools be sharing your talents with the many actor/singers who are wanting to live and work in this world of show.
They could not have a better teacher.
July 27, 2004 1:27 AM
Frederick A. Jones
from New York/New York/ United States
Director Gaylen Ross introduced me to you in a very profound and meaningful way. I will forever be in her debt. I will forever miss you Laurie.
July 26, 2004 2:00 AM
from Kabul - Afghanistan
I really wanted to fine our some information about how to make a guest book in a website and came to this one.
July 19, 2004 11:17 AM
I was both a friend and a fan and have only today discovered the sad, sad news.
Laurie sang two songs for me (beautifully) on a movie soundtrack "A Royal Romance" in 1982.
I'm coming to NYC in September for my debut singer/songwriter gigs and was so looking forward to contacting her and inviting her to come along.
God bless you, Laurie,and rest with the angels for you, surely, were one too.
Love, Dee Palmer
July 16, 2004 1:28 AM
Were you listening in at Odette's on sunday? Andrea sang.."Don't"!! As she sang I thought of you!!You are the only person I ever heard sing that! Thank you for your guidance with the DON"T..you made DO so much easier!!! love and kisses and DO/DON'Ts Janine
June 26, 2004 6:43 PM
Recently someone gave me 'No one is Alone'. I loved the CD immediately. I learned that Laurie Beechman had died from Ovarian Cancer. I am an OVCA survivor and am frustrated at the late diagnosis of the disease. Hopefully there will be a diagnostic test soon. I will continue to listen to Laurie and hope for a cure.
June 20, 2004 12:24 PM
Tom & Paula McDevitt
from Cape May Point,New Jersey 08212
Laurie had the voice of an angel!! Now she is God's heavenly voice that is sent to earth 1n a whispering breeze for all to hear.We listen to her music with great pleasure.Thank You Laurie for giving us the gift of your voice.We miss you and your voice shall never be silent.