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"Poets," wrote Percy Bysshe Shelley, "are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." We turn to them to express what is best in us, to give us words during weddings, funerals, and all the important occasions that shape our lives. This memorial site was created to honor and remember poets whose words continue to inspire, and whose legacies live on in their poetry.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet Bonnie Vaughn

VAUGHN Bonnie J. Bonnie J. Vaughn, age 93, of Pemberville, OH passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015, at Otterbein Portage Valley Senior Lifestyle Community. She was born on November 8, 1921, in Genoa, OH to Carl and Alice (Rolf) Emch, the third of four daughters. She was married to Richard Cook from 1941-1958 and then to Joseph Vaughn from 1961-2012. For 30 years she worked for Brush Wellman, Elmore as an Administrative Secretary. Bonnie loved music and poetry and had seven musical...
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