It was a show, not a memorial.
That’s how Todd Fisher described the public service he organized for his sister Carrie Fisher and mom Debbie Reynolds in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Held at the Forest Lawn Cemetery, the event drew more than 1,200 friends and fans, or “extended family,” as Fisher put it. Those who couldn’t attend were able to watch online or follow along from a screen outside.
The event, held three months after Fisher and Reynolds’ deaths and two months after their actual burial, was designed as a celebration rather than a somber memorial. …