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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Arlette Gillis

Arlette M. Gillis, age 83 of Smyrna, Delaware, passed away April 29, 2015. She was a longtime member of the Smyrna community and was active in many local civic organizations. Arlette and her husband Lee spent ten years as volunteers for the Smyrna Opera House. Together, they also volunteered with the Friends of the Duck Creek Regional Library, doing fundraising activities for the new library in Smyrna. She was also a member of the Smyrna Book Club, the 20th Century Club of Smyrna, and the...
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