About the Book
This book commemorates the Rite of Dedication Service of the Pope John Paul II Catholic Church in Pagosa Springs, Colorado on March24, 2009. The Pope John Paul II Catholic Church was able to be built through the prayer, love and generosity of it's parishoners and friends. This Memory Book is dedicated to the loving memory of Deacon Roger Behr, April 9, 1943 - August 23, 2009.
A. John Graves lives in Pagosa Springs with his wife Ann. John has been, among just a few other things, a professional musician since 1941; NBC censor and program executive; Director of Current Programming at MGM-TV (Golden Globe for Medical Center); producer of the Assignment Vienna series for MGM-TV and ABC; executive producer of Picnic At Hanging Rock; Marketing VP for Tyler Camera Systems; and Professor Emeritus of Mass Communication at Central Missouri State University. John is currently writing & playing his music, and getting into all sorts of things. Artist Sabine Baeckmann-Elge is a traditionally trained medical & scientific illustrator. She worked in medical/pharmaceutical advertising over 20 years as a designer & illustrator. Her work has been published both on national and international levels, and has been exhibited in NY, CO, NM, & CA. She's also worked on several public art projects. In addition to teaching art privately, Sabine continues to work in her home studio