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Matthew James Marvel
  • 38 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 26, 1976
  • Place of birth:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Date of passing: Jul 13, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Brooklyn, New York, United States

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Matthew Marvel, 38, born on July 26, 1976 who passed away unexpectedly in his home on July 13, 2015. We will remember him forever. 

Please share your pictures and stories of Matthew on this site.

We are holding a second memorial service in Minneapolis, where friends and loved ones can celebrate his life on Sunday, August 16th from 2pm to 6pm at the White Page Gallery, 3400 Cedar Avenue South, near Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis.  All who knew him are welcome to attend and share memories.  

Any cards of condolence please send to:
Ivy Marvel: 192 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn NY 11213

A GoFundMe Campaign has been started to help with the funeral costs. http://www.gofundme.com/zgcu8zs 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Graham Watling on 3rd December 2016

"http://www.downtown304.com
is where all available records of Fever Zone Records Production can be found. Go to labels and then to "F" to find Fever Zone Records Production. New Fever Zone record to come out in 2017: #6 in the series"

This tribute was added by Graham Watling on 15th August 2015

"Here are links to records Mathew released on his label. All reedits by Mathew.
All renamed.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC_ifCKCW8C7bFByCekU4JA
Also, on the Juno site, there is a new record out, Fever Zone 00005
http://es.juno.co.uk/labels/Fever+Zone+US/
Also there you can show all releases available and unavailable"

This tribute was added by Peter Eckholdt on 23rd July 2015

"Many fond memories with you man. You are a true, great one of a kind and admired person you were to me. Remember when we went to that record store in Cicero? That was weird, but good. Even though we lost touch you will always be remembered with special fondness friend. I miss you."

This tribute was added by Tony Hale on 23rd July 2015

"I had the honor to working with Matthew once a month for a few years on the Beer Squad. While I didn't know him very well outside the Coop, it was impossible not to immediately feel what a great soul he was – a gentle, dependable, strong spirited guy. I'll miss him, and I'll remember him very fondly."

This tribute was added by John Marks on 20th July 2015

"For Thew:

I'm the operator with my pocket calculator

I'm the operator with my pocket calculator
I'm the operator with my pocket calculator

I am adding
And subtracting
I'm controlling
And composing

I'm the operator with my pocket calculator
I'm the operator with my pocket calculator

I am adding
And subtracting
I'm controlling
And composing

By pressing down a special key
It plays a little melody
By pressing down a special key
It plays a little melody

I'm the operator with my pocket calculator
I'm the operator with my pocket calculator

I am adding
And subtracting
I'm controlling
And composing

By pressing down a special key
It plays a little melody
By pressing down a special key
It plays a little melody

I'll miss you."

This tribute was added by elizabeth rose on 19th July 2015

"What a mensch. Thew was the first person I talked to the day I interviewed at the Seward. I remember his understated hilariousness, his abiding fondness for tahini and corn pancakes, and excellent sense of personal style."

This tribute was added by Karen Townsend on 17th July 2015

"I was fortunate enough to have Thew as a roommate in the early 2000's. It wasn't until we lived together that I learned how hilarious he was and that he was such an awesome DJ. I remember coming home on more than one occasion to a full on disco soundtrack blasting through the house with Thew wearing 70's gear and big glasses. He was the person who introduced me to Fela Kuti. He was the sweetest guy and he really knew how to deliver a joke. DJ Night Moves you will be missed. Glad I had a chance to be friends with you in this lifetime."

This tribute was added by Vanessa Sue on 17th July 2015

"When Thew and I were friends we used to walk into places and then imagine that this song came on right when we walked in...just so we could imagine that we were always where the party was...or the party was always where we were?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ob9sDpmRuqc"

This tribute was added by Miki Takata on 17th July 2015

"Disco Thew. Solid Gold"

This tribute was added by Kristopher Lambert on 17th July 2015

"Thew was at once a most far reaching creative mind and companssionate heart. Furthermore, a true Karaoke legend and we shall perhaps all dance in the great kosmische disco in his rememberance."

This tribute was added by Johann Hauser-Ulrich on 17th July 2015

"tall, wry and inward. good guy. Gino-style."

This tribute was added by sarah Garner on 17th July 2015

"Dear Thew, so sad to hear that you left Brooklyn for the higher realms. Holding you close to my heart and remembering all the wonderful and quirky times we shared together. An amazing spirit; much Love to all family and friends."

This tribute was added by Roger Peet on 17th July 2015

"Much love to all who were close to Thew- a generous, brilliant, hilarious man. Holding many memories now."

This tribute was added by Mike Harris on 17th July 2015

"Such a good guy.  We were lucky to have him."

This tribute was added by Annake Ramsey on 17th July 2015

"Such a kind and creative person.  Love to those closest to his heart during this difficult time."

This tribute was added by Rozina Dee on 17th July 2015

"I will remember Thew as the epitome of a good guy with an unforgettable laugh. He taught me the importance of having fun at work. Much love."

This tribute was added by Maren Ward on 17th July 2015

"Love and peace to all. Thew was a unique incredible spirit. Remembering him so so fondly."


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Ivy Marvel
Kim Serene Anderson
Miki Takata

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