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The 1960s were a thrilling if turbulent era in American history. From the Civil Rights Movement to the birth of counterculture, the '60s saw the baby boom generation usher in changes to the political and cultural landscape that still reverberate through our society today. This memorial site was created to honor and remember the people who defined the decade.
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1960s Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Jean Chapman

Jean C. Sayre Chapman Jean C. Sayre Chapman, age 97, of Sylvania passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Ebeid Hospice. She was born in Fostoria on February 27, 1921, the daughter of Robert W. Sayre and Joy Hovis Sayre. She was preceded in death by beloved husband, Walter H. Chapman who passed on June 23, 2015. Jean and husband Walter founded and operated the Chapman Gallery where for nearly 40 years Jean served as Walter's producer and gallery director. Jean...
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