Here in Spokane, WA. we have turned out some downright amazing people! Here are a few you may or may not heard of!
Bing Crosby was from Spokane, and was a friend of my grandfathers when he attended Gonzaga University. Yes, one of thr worlds best entertainers was from Spokane!
Julia Sweney, comedian best known for her Saturday Night Live performances, was born in my home town the same year as I was!
Patrice Munsel a well known Opera Singer
John Roskelley, famous mountain climber who grew up in the same neighborhood as my husband. His partner at times Chris Kopsynski is also from Spokane.
Craig T. Nelson ! OK FOLKS, not only am I a HUGE FAN but I had the privelege of meeting him last summer. Craig grew up here, and attended Lewis and Clark High School. I sold his nephew a house, and they suprised me by inviting me to meet Craig when he was visiting!
Harold Balazs is an incredible artist, sculpter and more! His work is world famous.
John Stockton is possibly one of the most famous basketball players...ever! He grew up one block from me when I was in early gradeschool. His sister, Stacey delivered my first set of twins!
MYLES KENNEDY ROCK STAR! Myles is currently in the band Alterbridge and has done amazing things in the music industry. Myles is a family friend who taught my kids guitar, and played on one of my CD'S.Myles was also in the movie, ROCK STAR.
Tom Foley former speaker of the house was born in Spokane.
Jon Micheal Gambill Famous tennis player! His mother was best friends with my sister in gradeschool. :)
Mark Rypien Famous Football player! MVP Super Bowl.
Tom Sneva Race car driver, winner of the Indianapolis 1983.
I am going to be adding to this blog as I think of more well known folks from my home town!