A Touching Tribute!
In a touching ceremony the late actor Adam West was honored by the people of Los Angeles with a ceremonial lighting of the Bat-signal from City Hall. West died on Friday, June 9th (2017) after a battle with leukemia, he was 88.
Adam West is best known for his iconic performances as millionaire Bruce Wayne and the superhero Batman of the 1960s television series.
On the night of June 15h, the Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck joined "Bat-guests" to light the Bat-signal in tribute to West's portrayal of the "Bright Knight". In the show the Bat-signal was used by the fictitious Gotham City Police Department when they needed to summon the superhero.
The West family encouraged fans who were unable to attend the ceremony to make a donation to either the Adam West Memorial Fund for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Camp Rainbow Gold.