Pennsylvania – Spring 2021

March 4 – March 28, 2021
Ware Center Gallery, Millersville University, Lancaster, PA
Special thanks to: Millersville University

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Exhibits

Devin Hart Bearden

Devin Hart Bearden

Caring, athletic, bright, witty, attractive At 6’2”, Devin was lanky, handsome, and a natural athlete. Equally at home on a skateboard, snowboard, or when surfing, he was a pleasure to watch; so fluid and graceful. He was a good soccer and baseball player and loved hiking in nature or being at the beach, especially on the annual family beach trips to Hatteras in North Carolina. [...]
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Jillian Marie Angelicola

Jillian Marie Angelicola

Gentle spirit, humble, loving, compassionate Jillian was a kind, empathetic, and loving woman, whose conflicts in life taught her to be selfless in her relationships with others. “Whenever Jillian would go into rehab, she would arrive with suitcases of clothing and whatever else she might need.[...]
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Raymond A. Bauer

Raymond A. Bauer

My son, the gentle soul Ray was an old soul who gravitated toward children, animals and the elderly. He loved to hear his grandparent’s stories from the past and his mother remembers Ray and his grandpa watching wrestling and the playful banter they had; “No Pop, it IS real blood!!” Ray was very affected by the death of his grandparents when he was just 14. [...]
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Morgan John Bazik

Morgan John Bazik

He was my world, and I was his Morgan and his mother shared a very significant characteristic; they both had enormous hearts. “He had my heart wrapped in his body,” his mother said. Morgan’s big heart made him gravitate toward people who had difficult home lives or other problems. Most of them ended up at Morgan’s home, where Bonnie welcomed them and provided snacks, dinner and a safe place to relax and be themselves. “It was Morgan’s big heart that brought them to our home and mine that kept them here,” his mom said.[...]
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Daniel E. Campbell, Jr.

Daniel E. Campbell, Jr.

Funny, loving, caring, good-hearted, hard working Danny was a great, fun-loving guy with a heart of gold. Even as a child, he would stop on his paper route and chat with various people such as a man whose wife was in a nursing home, or the blind man who could use some company. He would tell his parents, “It doesn’t hurt to take time to visit, they have a lot to tell you.” Long after his paper route days were over, he still went back to see them.[...]
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Nicholas W. Classic

Nicholas W. Classic

Loved, fun to be with, witty, complex. Life is a journey; Nick’s was cut short. Nicholas was smart, funny, handsome, quick-witted, hard working and well[...]
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Tyler Cordeiro

Tyler Cordeiro

Radiant, compassionate, curious, witty, unfinished Tyler was kind, big-hearted and generous. His radiant spirit and genuine smile took over the room as he entered. His mom, Susan, described him as a “shining person.” [...]
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Kimberly Craig

Kimberly Craig

Charismatic, compassionate, artistic, creative, and loving Kimmie was a person whose genuine love for others shone through in everything she did. “She was the person who lit up a room when she walked in. She possessed tremendous empathy and had a natural ability to connect with people,” said Kimmie’s mother. [...]
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Jeremy Howard Creasy

Jeremy Howard Creasy

Fun loving, carefree, family oriented, compassionate, charismatic Jeremy lived boldly, bravely and freely. He was good at everything he did, and had a natural ability to learn whatever skill was needed to get a job done. He was hardworking and trustworthy with a strong faith in God, and a passion for life. [...]
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Scott Bradley Curtis

Scott Bradley Curtis

Funny, witty, ambitious, caring, passionate Described as “larger than life” with a boisterous personality and a love of laughter, Scott Bradley was also kind, loving and caring with deep blue eyes, rimmed in gold around the pupils. “Eyes that you could melt into,” his mother said.[...]
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Courtney Marie Dalby

Courtney Marie Dalby

Fun, kind, introverted, fearless, genuine Growing up, Courtney was a quiet and sensitive girl who wanted nothing more than to make those around her happy. Though she was shy, she was kindhearted and had a great sense of humor that those close to her got to experience.[...]
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Christopher Deckman

Christopher Deckman

Intelligent, social, caring, honest, friend Chris was the life of the party in every sense, he was a bright, caring, and outgoing individual that loved spending time with his friends and family. He enjoyed it so much that he usually took it upon himself to organize gatherings for his loved ones. Chris told stories in a way that made everyone laugh, a trait he inherited from his Grandpop who was one of Chris’ favorite people. [...]
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Dean DiGilio

Dean DiGilio

Fearless, determined, funny, caring, protective, clever Dean had an auspicious start to life. He was born on his dad’s birthday and to parents who provided a great childhood for him and his younger brother Thomas. Both kids were diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis as babies. Due in part to this shared experience; the brothers were very close. Not wanting to make them feel like “sick kids” their parents encouraged their involvement in anything that interested them. [...]
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Jonathan M Emehizer

Jonathan M Emehizer

Loving, troubled, talented, compassionate and funny Jon was funny, athletic, hard working, giving and smart. He loved sports like baseball, football and basketball and enjoyed hunting, shooting pool and especially fishing. He wore his heart on his sleeve and was passionate about his family, especially his two children, Sidney 15, and Ian 12. He strived to be the best he could be and to help others reach their full potential.[...]
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Sarah Elizabeth Gardner

Sarah Elizabeth Gardner

Amazing, beautiful, caring, giving, loving Sarah was a bright and caring young woman who was full of life and love for others. “She had such a contagious smile and laugh, I couldn’t even stay upset with her when she was in trouble,” says her mother. Sarah was a kindhearted individual who loved her family, friends, and all animals, especially her four cats.[...]
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Christina Marie Gribbin

Christina Marie Gribbin

Empathetic, bright, caring, an unforgettable presence. “Christina was a light in the life of those who knew her, with a presence that could be felt[...]
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Joey Hamer

Joey Hamer

Funny, loving, kind, talented, adventurous. “When Joey was two, we were at Easter Mass and The Father had just given the blessing for the sacrament; it was completely silent until Joey stood up in the pew and quoted a movie we had watched the night before… ‘I told you kids, no ID no GD beer,’ he belted out. I could have melted into the floor from embarrassment,” remembers his mother. One thing everyone could agree on, was that Joey was hilarious. He carried that sense of humor with him throughout his life; but he also carried a deep sense of responsibility and drive. [...]
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Andrew Taylor Hightower

Andrew Taylor Hightower

Loving son, father, partner, friend Even as a child, Andrew was inquisitive and wise. He was loving, compassionate and cared deeply about people. As he grew, he was the person who friends sought for advice, support and help, and he was always there to help them through tough times. [...]
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Brianna “Bree” Kaitlyn Logue

Brianna “Bree” Kaitlyn Logue

Empathetic, loving, caring, loved to dance, sing and cook Bree was a sweet, caring and empathetic person. Even when she was young, she would take the hands of toddlers and help them walk down steps, caring for their safety. She also liked to be in the kitchen, standing on a chair, helping her mom. She loved figure skating on roller skates, spending every weekend at the rink and she share-boarded a horse, Andromeda (Annie), for a time. She loved all animals and liked wearing animal patterns, especially Cheetah prints on her clothing. [...]
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Michael McElhinney, Jr.

Michael McElhinney, Jr.

Devout father, son, brother, uncle, friend Michael was shy and chubby as a child; he hid behind his mom’s legs and was bullied in school. He became the class clown to compensate for his insecurities and learning disability. His sister, Brenda said, “Michael was the funniest person I ever encountered.” When she told people that, they thought she was embellishing and that he simply had a good sense of humor. But her cousin came over to see Michael and the next day he could hardly move he hurt so much from laughing at Michael’s stories the night before. [...]
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Benjamin Alden Miller

Benjamin Alden Miller

Creative, energetic, funny, loving, shooting star With his blondish mop of hair, engaging dimpled smile, infectious enthusiasm and zeal for life, Ben epitomized the boy[...]
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Eric Daniel Poore

Eric Daniel Poore

Eric left this world much too soon, but left a legacy of love that is everlasting Eric was happy-go-lucky, kind, loving, loyal, and artistic. He had a special quality that drew people toward his huge heart and positive, upbeat attitude. His mantra was “everything will be ok” and when people were in the presence of his beaming smile and infectious laugher, it felt that way.[...]
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Nicole “Colee” Quinn

Nicole “Colee” Quinn

Passionate, fearless, vibrant, artistic, lively, non-judgmental, loyal and loved wearing bows in her hair Colee was a sassy, passionate woman with long dark hair and bright blue eyes. She was as vibrant and beautiful as her favorite flower, the stargazer lily, which she had tattooed on her body. Her mother called her “her shooting star.” An only child, she was extremely close to both her parents. Daddy’s “little gear head” spent hours with him working on cars and was a sought after mechanic to her friends[...]
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Joe Ramos

Joe Ramos

#doitforjoe, love never fails Joe was handsome, charismatic, and known for talking with people who needed some kindness. He impacted a lot of lives, often in small, but important ways. He was a mentor to younger people, very respectful, well-spoken, caring and a hugger. Joe loved sports, music, facts and history. [...]
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Maree Elizabeth Rivera

Maree Elizabeth Rivera

Outgoing, caring, compassionate, funny, adventurous Maree was a caring, loving person, very outgoing and always smiling; everyone who met her adored her. She loved to dance, spend time at the beach and was a social butterfly. She enjoyed coloring in adult coloring books, fishing, horseback riding, and driving ATV’s. [...]
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Joe Roman

Joe Roman

Live loud and love, LOL Joe was a compassionate man, eager to make others happy. “He would do anything to get a laugh out of people and was quite the prankster. One time his little sister accidentally locked herself in the chicken coop, so he grabbed his phone to record her and forced her to make chicken sounds before he would let her out. He was always trying to make people laugh whether he was putting on his sister’s short shorts, taking odd dares like eating hot peppers, or racing his young cousin as a bet,” recalls his mother. Joe was a kid with a big personality who was the life of the party and had a loud contagious laugh. When advised he was an adult now, he responded, “tell my brain that.”[...]
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Joey Sardella

Joey Sardella

Beautiful, exciting, funny, courageous, loving Joey was funny, kind, loving, handsome, courageous and a natural athlete. He loved music and all sports but excelled at baseball. “He could hit a ball ¼ of a mile and could pitch and hit the corners of the plate like a pro,” his mom stated. ‘He had so many double plays to end an inning. Who can hit the catcher from the outfield? Joey could… every time.’ He was the high school MVP in baseball and ranked first in a CYO cross-country archdiocese championship. He was chosen to travel in a special youth soccer event and he played football and basketball. [...]
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Brandon G Schuchardt

Brandon G Schuchardt

Intelligent, loving, compassionate, humble, vibrant With beautiful, deep blue eyes set in his handsome face, a killer smile and a kindness that was pervasive, Brandon loved unconditionally. He was complex, intellectual and creative. He was also full of life; a vibrant, bright light. People, especially those who were hurting or down on their luck, were drawn to him. He loved them all, welcoming them into his ever-widening circle,, offering them love and comfort. [...]
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Shawn Sinisi

Shawn Sinisi

So much life left unexperienced Shawn was a sweet kid growing up, who was loving and altruistic. He was a handsome young man with two[...]
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Noah Spangler

Noah Spangler

Definition of Vibrant Noah grew up in Harrisburg, PA. where he loved and cared for his family and always looked forward to the time they[...]
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Daniel LaRue Traugh

Daniel LaRue Traugh

Charismatic, intelligent, cunning, loving father, tortured soul Dan was charming, endearing and brilliant, with an analytical mind that kept him three steps ahead of others. “He was also loyal, funny, sarcastic, a smart aleck, and goofy,” his sister said. “He could talk circles around anyone and would fight to the ends of the earth for those he loved.” [...]
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