Adrian Daly standing outside Thayer Hall on Colburn campus
A Celebration of Life

Celebration of Life for Adrian Daly

Please join us for a Celebration of Life on Monday, September 18 to honor and remember Adrian Daly. As Colburn’s Provost, Adrian was an advocate for our students, a partner to our faculty, and a vital part of the Colburn community. His sharp intellect, kindness, keen wit, and care for others will be long remembered by his friends, family, colleagues, and current and former students around the world.

Monday, September 18
10:30 am Tribute, Zipper Hall
12 pm Reception, Main Plaza

Please RSVP so that we can plan ahead and arrange for catering for our guests.


The Celebration of Life will also be livestreamed at

Please contact Tara Grand at or call 310-279-6430 with any questions.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Adrian’s family.

Share Your Memories

Please share your memories and tributes in honor of Adrian here. Written memories, video remarks, and photos are all welcome.


The Colburn School
200 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Zipper Hall is in Colburn’s Grand building and is accessible via the doors at 200 S. Grand Avenue or the Colburn Plaza. Entrances to the Plaza are located on 2nd Street between Olive and Grand (stairs required) and on Grand Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street (outdoor walkway). When entering via the Plaza, use the Grand entrance.


Parking is available in the Athena Parking lot adjacent to Colburn’s campus. Athena Parking is located on the corner of 2nd and Olive Streets. For more details, click here.


We recommend the Omni Hotel Los Angeles at California Plaza for out-of-town guests. The Omni offers a special Colburn School rate of $239/night with booking code N1003830. Book online or call 213-617-3300.