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Neil Joseph Fischer, Sr.

Written by Neil's daughter, Kim Marie Fischer Peters.

Neil Joseph Fischer, son of John George Fischer and Catherine Margaret Gildea, was born October 6, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia. The third of four children born to Johnny and Katie Fischer, Neil was baptized at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Savannah, served as an altar boy at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, and attended Marist School for Boys.


Dorothy E. Lumley Melrose

Dorothy E. Lumley Melrose was born on August 26, 1900 in Chicago, Illinois to parents Clinton S. and Nellie. M.
She was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Illinois in 1921, majoring in chemistry. In 1924, Lumley married Henry Bascom Melrose and they had 2 children, Robert L. and Kendrick B. In 1934, the Melrose family moved to Orlando from Jacksonville.
In the 1940s and 1950s, Mrs. Melrose taught mathematics, English, and public speaking at Memorial Junior High School.


Glenn F. Miller

Glenn F. Miller was born December 5, 1937 in Saginaw, Michigan, 4th of 11 children to Herbert and Evelyn Miller. Miller attended elementary school, junior high and senior high school in Saginaw, Michigan. An avid reader, Miller began clerking in the Saginaw Public Library at age 16. Miller was married to Janice Marie Gase, and they had 3 children, Anne (born in 1964), Thomas E 'Tom' (born in 1965), and John J (born in 1966). In 1958, he began full time work as reference assistant in the Saginaw Public Library while attending college.