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The past century has seen great advances in civil rights as various groups of people have secured the right to vote or to marry. In the U.S. and around the world, the struggle for equality continues. This memorial site was created to remember and honor those who have dedicated their lives to achieving equal rights for all.
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Civil Rights Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Gretchen Ilgenfritz

Gretchen Quine Ilgenfritz June 9, 1934 ~ October 9, 2019 Gretchen Quine Ilgenfritz peacefully completed her journey in this world October 9, 2019 with family by her side. Born Gretchen Harriet Quine to George Dunstone Quine and Harriet Watson Keese, she grew up in Dearborn, Michigan and attended the Henry Ford Academy at Greenfield Village. She earned a degree in Education from the University of Michigan, where she met her future husband, Robert Harvey (Bob) llgenfritz and began a 63-year...
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