Today, June 25, 2010, is the fifth anniversary of Chet’s passing.
Chet Helms was born at 12:48 a.m. on August 2, 1942.
Chet Helms passed away at 12:34 a.m. on June 25, 2005.
Chet Helms was born on a Saturday in summer and Chet Helms passed away on a Saturday in summer. And along the way, Chet Helms became known as “The Father of The Summer of Love.”
“The hearts that love will know never winter’s frost and chill.
Summer’s warmth is in them still.”
– Eben Eugene Rexford
Chet Helms was and always will be summer’s child.