1945 — 2022
JEFFREY LYNN FREEMAN ("not the coach" as he was wont to say) went kicking and screaming June 18, 2022; Jeff was 76 years old. A retired US Coast Guard Warrant Officer, whose 26 years in the Coast Guard from Greenland to Vietnam to Alaska greatly influenced his values and life, by no means defined it. Those crucial elements were to be the province of friend and wife Connie "Girl" and his perhaps most significant legacy - son Justin. Jeff and Connie wed in December 1970; son Justin followed decorously, a somewhat unusual occurrence for a son of a father in a seagoing profession, in May 1972. For Jeff, a thoroughly typical "sailor" in his formative years, Connie imparted a loving, mature and...