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Rosealyce Cullen Thayer, American Artist. Recipient life member award The Giraffe Project, Langley, Washington, 1993. Trained victim advocate; instrumental in obtaining legislation for Immediate Search Law for Missing Children and Handicapped Persons, Vermont 1985 (adopted by Texas 1997); active advocate stalking laws, Connecticut, Vermont; active Victims' Advocates, Victim Compensation and Victims' Rights.

Background

Thayer, Rosealyce Cullen was born on July 1, 1928 in Portland, Maine, United States. Daughter of Thomas Roswell and Helena (Murphy) Cullen.

Education

Diploma, Fryeburg Academy, Maine, 1946. Diploma, Maine College Art, Portland, 1948. Diploma, Westbrook College, Portland, 1948.

Bachelor of Science, University Maine, 1966. Degree (honorary), Maine College Art, 2000.

Career

Director adult education, South Dakot Warren Company, Westbrook, Maine, 1961-1973; art director, SAD 55, Hiram, Maine., 1967-1968; art teacher, North Yarmouth (Maine) Academy, 1961-1964.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections United States, Canada and Mexico.

Membership

Trained victim advocate. Instrumental in obtaining legislation for Immediate Search Law for Missing Children and Handicapped Persons, Vermont 1985 (adopted by Texas 1997). Active advocate stalking laws, Connecticut, Vermont.

Active Victims' Advocates, Victim Compensation and Victims' Rights, National Victim Assistance Organization, Washington, since 1984, Parents of Murdered Children, Cincinnati, 1985. Member National Museum Women Arts, Washington, 1997.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: family.

Connections

Married Edward P. Craig, II (wid. November 1970); children: Edward P., III, Thomas R., Peter A., Catherine C. (deceased). Married Charles V. Thayer, July 16, 1983.

Children: Charles W., David W.

father:
Thomas Roswell Cullen

mother:
Helena (Murphy) Cullen

spouses:
Edward P. Craig

Charles V. Thayer

children:
Edward P. Thayer

Charles W. Thayer

David W. Thayer

III Thayer

Catherine C. Thayer (deceased)

Thomas R. Thayer

Peter A. Thayer