Van Lebus- a member in the 2000's. He was a re-
nowned artist who frequently held exibitions in local
museums, and was a founding member of the Abilene Center for Contemporary Arts in 1993. Known for turning"trash into treasures" Van could transformrandom pieces of discarded wood into surprising sculptures and derelect pieces of medal into fascinating jewelry. He often visited the Fellowship to show us his latest creations

Bill Rickman served the Abilene UU Felowship in one capacity or another for four decades including Congregation President for many years. He also served Abilene as a pacticing cinical psychologist for decades. Bill was a irrepresible jokester who was always quick with a pun or witticism and could find humor in even the most adverse circumstance