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A Kwanzan flowering Cherry Tree was planted in memory of Sharon McAuliffe. McAuliffe was a teacher from the East Coast, who was also a participant in the NASA Teacher in Space Project. She and six other crew members were killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986. The tree is located on the west lawn of the Cottage.
The plaque reads "She dared to expand the horizon of education. In Memory of Sharon Christa McAuliffe A Teacher and the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger January 28, 1986."
An Italian Cypress was planted in 1989 in memory of "Western's first lady," Selma Leinwand. She was married to Gerald Leinwand, who served as President of Oregon College of Education and Western Oregon State College 1977-1982. The tree is located on the lawn between Rice Auditorium and parking lot A, near the outdoor stage.
A Willamette Valley Ponderosa pine tree was planted in January 2002 for Donovan Burbank. Burbank was a groundskeeper who loved to ride horses through the Ponderosa and who passed away in 2001. The tree is located on the east side of the Grove.
The image is of the Ponderosa tree, located in the center of the frame. Behind the tree, there are more trees and a building. At the bottom right of the frame is a plaque.
A memorial Cherry Blossom tree was planted for Whitney Bellinghausen after her death in 2008. Bellinghausen was an American Sign Language student who passed away after being severely injured in a car accident in February, 2008. The tree was dedicated in October, 2008 on her 21st birthday, and it is located between Landers Hall and Lot J.
The image is from the dedication ceremony where the tree is in the middle of the image. Two golden shovels are behind it and were used to plant the tree. To the left of the tree is a statue of a white dog with pink spots wearing a pink hat. In the background Landers Hall and other trees can be seen.
A memorial Flowering Cherry Tree was planted for John Edward Bellamy. Bellamy was a Professor of Humanities from 1955-1982, and he passed away in 2000. The tree is located near the front entrance to Hamersly Library on the south side.
The image is of the tree in spring where it is covered in blossoms. The tree takes up the majority of the frame, but a blue sky and the library can be seen in the background.
The plaque beneath the tree reads "John Edward Bellamy 11-18-1917 - 9-25-2000 Professor of Humanities 1955-1982 'He gave us a different way to be, and it was our better selves that he nurtured.' L. Pollock '72."
A Sugar Maple memorial tree planted for Edward Fletcher Barrows. Edward Barrows was a Professor of Science from 1932-1957. Barrows passed away in 1991. The tree is located on the south side of the Cottage and behind Campbell Hall.
The photograph is of the maple tree located in the center right of the image. The leaves at the top have begun to turn orange. Behind the tree is the Cottage.
The plaque beneath the tree reads "In memory of Edward Fletcher Barrows 1900-1991 Professor of Science 1932-1957 Whose habit it was to examine the riddles of life with patience, humor, and vision."
A Korean dogwood tree planted in memorial to Dr. Robert E. Albritton, a longtime professor of elementary Education, who served from 1965-1984. The tree is located between the Old College of Education building and the Instructional Technology Center.
In the photograph the tree is in the center of the image and is covered in white flowers. In the background, there is the south entrance to the Old College of Education building.