Ann Arbor News, March 13, 1988
Ex-teacher honored at tea: About 100 residents turned out for the Patsy Chandler Birthday Club Tea Sunday at the Perry Child Development Center where former Ypsilanti educator C. Eugene Beatty was honored. Proceeds from the tea will go towards the creation of a bust of Beatty that the club plans to place at the center. Clockwise from upper left, soprano Ruthie Marshall and pianist Mary Taylor perform; guest speaker Lowell Perry watches as Beatty gets a hug from 17-year-old Meredith Perry; the crowd joins in song and prayer; Ypsilanti Mayor Pete Murdock presents Chandler with a plaque honoring her many years of community service.
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Chuck Morris was born in 1938 and grew up in Ypsilanti where he attended Harriet Street Elementary School and Ypsilanti High School. He recalls Ypsilanti neighborhoods and businesses, the Willow Run Bomber plant and air raids during World War II, and the opening of Washtenaw Community College. Mr. Morris attended the Navy and retired from the Ann Arbor District Library where he worked as the bookmobile driver/trainer for many years.