The Institute for the Study of Civic Values, a local think-tank founded by former City Councilman Ed Schwartz, will hold a memorial service for him Thursday at 5 p.m. at the National Constitution Center.

Schwartz died on Nov. 29 after battling a heart ailment and Alzheimer's disease.  He was 69.

You can read our story about Schwartz's death here.  You can find details about his memorial service here.