Blinder, Meyer b. September 15, 1921 d. February 26, 2004 Businessman. The son of a Brooklyn candy store owner from Kiev, Russia, he was cofounder of Blinder Robinson and Company, a now defunct penny stock brokerage firm. After returning from military service during World War II where he earned a Purple Heart in Normandy, France, he started a photo-supply business and later joined his brother Morris, in operating a coffee vending company. In 1969 he and his brother went into the stock brokerage business and opened Blinder, Robinson and Company in...[Read More] (Bio by: Fred Beisser) Mount Nebo Memorial Park, Aurora, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA
Packer, Alfred 'Alferd' b. January 21, 1842 d. April 23, 1907 American Folk Figure. Known as the "The Colorado Cannibal." His name is often misspelled as "Alferd," an error that stems from his own illiteracy. His victims were Frank "Butcher" Miller, Israel Swann, James Humphreys, George Noon, and Shannon Wilson Bell. Born in Pennsylvania, he enlisted on April 22, 1862 in the 16th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, and was mustered out at Fort Ontario, New York on December 29, 1862 suffering from epilepsy. On June 10, 1863, he...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Littleton Cemetery, Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA Plot: Under the tree near the second-most northern entrance. Block 3, Lot 65, Grave 5.
Ratterman, George 'The Kid' b. November 12, 1926 d. November 3, 2007 Professional Football Player. Born George William Ratterman in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a quarterback for ten seasons (1947 to 1956) in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League, with the Buffalo Bills, New York Yanks and Cleveland Browns. He was a member of two NFL championship teams (1954 and 1955 Browns) where he served as a backup to Otto Graham. Ratterman enjoyed his most successful season in 1950 with the Yanks, when he passed for 2,251 yards, leading the league...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA
Scott, Rachel Joy b. August 5, 1981 d. April 20, 1999 Rachel Joy Scott was the third of five children born to Darrell Scott and Beth Nimmo. She was an aspiring actress and writer. Rachel was the first victim to be shot at the Columbine High School Massacre, killed by Eric Harris. She was shot while eating lunch with a friend on the lawn outside the library. She is the inspiration of "Rachel's Challenge". Rachel's Challenge is a nationwide school outreach program that helps prevent teen violence. She was awarded the 2001 National Kindness...[Read More] (Bio by: Amanda Bishop Burns) Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA Plot: Columbine Memorial Garden