Community Focus – June 24, 2015
The interview was hosted by Salem Social Studies Teacher Darrin Silvester and a couple of his Michigan History students. It was recorded in 2008 at the time of Ms. Dunning’s 98th birthday. She passed away in May while on a trip to California.
She talked about growing up in Plymouth, attending Plymouth High School, her love of the Penniman-Allen Theater, favorite teachers and good friends.
Ms. Dunning was known for her love of cars and the Plymouth community. She was a philanthropist known for her generosity, especially for gifts that provided a building for the Plymouth District Library and the Plymouth Historical Museum.