GONE TOO SOON— John Slade in a previous production of “King Lear.” The actor/director died f rom a car accident July 7 on the 101 Freeway inVentura. BRIAN STETHEM/CLU
“Creating is the essence of life,” Julius Caesar says in William Shakespeare’s celebrated tragedy named for the ancient Roman ruler.
If that is true, then John Slade led a full life, creating art and inspiration as an actor, teacher, musician, playwright and director.
Slade, 69, died July 7 from injuries sustained in a hit...