High school honors all of Vermilion's fallen

VERMILION Russ Mayer is a grizzled, older man with the physique of a former football player.
MIKE FITZPATRICK
May 24, 2010

VERMILION

Russ Mayer is a grizzled, older man with the physique of a former football player.

He doesn't appear to be the sentimental type.

But tears welled in his eyes as he looked at 24 small plaques inscribed with names of servicemen from Vermilion who lost their lives in wars.