Vanessa Goldman

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November 14, 1964 – February 13, 2018

Vanessa Goldman, also known as Vanessa Prygoski, graduated from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel High School in Wyandotte.  She earned her B.S. at Central Michigan University in 1987 and her M.I.L.S. from the University of Michigan in 1990.  A librarian at Cooley Law School, Baker College in both Owosso and Jackson, and for 18 years at UM-Flint, Goldman also played with the Metro Detroit LGBT Softball League.

Wild Hunt, February 19, 2018

Michigan Times, March 6, 2018

April Glover

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March 11, 1981 – June 18, 2012

Born in Muskegon, April Lynn Glover was a tomboy growing up, graduated from Fruitport High School in Fruitport with the class of 1999 and later worked at Bob Evans.  She was pursuing studies at Baker College to become a veterinarian technician at the time of her death.  Glover’s survivors included her life partner of four years Tiffany Randall.

Muskegon Chronicle, June 21, 2012

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Howard Yoder Jr.

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August 12, 1957 – May 15, 1992

A resident of Burton, Howard Wesley Yoder Jr. served in the U.S. Army from 1976 to 1979 and later earned a Bachelor’s in computer science from Baker College.  For the last seven years of his life, Yoder worked at Kmart in Flint.  He died from AIDS-related complications at age 34.

Flint Journal, May 17, 1992