Westlake's hometown astronaut honored

Col. Robert Overmyer, who grew up in Westlake and graduated from Westlake High in 1954, was honored with the dedication of a historical marker in Westlake’s Cahoon Park on Aug. 23.

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  • Laying of the Wreath in Remembrance by Boy Scout Troop 208

  • Invocation by Dave Pfister

  • Dr. James Free, Director for NASA Glenn

  • Ohio State Senator Thomas Patton

  • Cuyahoga County Council member Dave Greenspan

  • Ohio State Rep. Nan Baker

  • Kit Overmyer

  • Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough, Kit Overmyer, and Lysa Stanton, of the historical society.

  • Westlake Police Captain Guy Turner

  • Lysa Stanton

  • Kit Overmyer

  • Jrnni Salamon of the Ohio History Connection

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