Muriel Van Patten

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April 27, 1932 – May 28, 2013

Born in the small town of Quincy, Muriel Van Patten earned her B.A. and M.A. at Eastern Michigan University.  She taught visual arts at Fenton High School and served as an elementary art teacher and principal in the Wayne-Westland Schools.  She retired from the Michigan Department of Education.  Van Patten had her own art shown in numerous exhibitions.  She was survived by her partner Wanda Jubb.

Detroit News, June 2, 2013

Robert Quann Jr.

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September 16. 1979 – July 23, 2014

Farmington resident Robert Edwin Quann Jr. attended Wayne Memorial High School, studied at Miss Katie’s College of Beauty in Canton, and worked as a hairstylist.  In 2012, he became a member of the Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit.

Ann Arbor News, July 25, 2014