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Teddy Kudrick, 52, died Oct. 19. He had served as captain of Duffy for 32 years and had been inducted into the Philadelphia Mummers String Band Association Hall of Fame. Kudrick succeeded his father, Henry, who led the band from 1959 until he died in 1994. On New Year’s Day, a third generation of Kudricks will produce the next captain: Teddy’s 11-year-old son, Jake. He will be the youngest captain in the history of string bands, according to Duffy president Charles Kochensky.

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