BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - Friends and family gathered today to say a final farewell to community activist Edward Carter.
Mourners packed the Elim International Fellowship in Bedford-Stuyvesant to honor his memory.
Residents say the activist will always be remembered for the hard work he put into the community.
Carter founded a youth patrol, chaired many community board committees and also started a senior center.
Carter died at the age of 77 after a long battle with cancer. He leaves behind 33 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.