Willard and Freida Busdeker welcomed their first child, son Larry, in 1948, bringing him home to the family farm near Pemberville, Ohio. He would be joined by sister Debbie two years later. Willard worked hard, both as a farmer, raising grain crops, and working full-time in a local factory. Freida, made the choice to beContinue reading “Larry Busdeker”
River City Iowa may have it’s Music Man but Findlay has Jack Taylor, Jazz director and artist extraordinaire. For 36 years Jack has been a Professor of Music and Director of bands at the Univ. of Findlay. He also conducts the Findlay Civic concert bands. His Findlay bands have performed through out the US andContinue reading “Jack Taylor”
Tom Day has been making copies at Streichers Quick Print since 1973. After years of being an employee he bought the company in 2000. Tom is a native Findlayite, graduating from Findlay High School in 1971.He is married and likes to just putter around the house in the few hours he is not in hisContinue reading “Tom Day”
For 11 years Maple Grove Cemetery has been fortunate to have Leon Caudill as part of the crew that keeps the final resting place for our loved ones looking so nice.
Sarah Betts, (right) Natural Resource officer for Hancock Parks, and her intern Sara Starr (left) work with a great conservation crew from the Toledo Zoo to clean up one of the creeks in a local park. — with Sara Jane and Sarah Betts.
Sparkling eyes and a great smile are what you see when you meet Destiny Rivera. She is 13 and this past year was diagnosed with advanced stage leukemia. It has been a roller-coaster ride for her and her family but she is about to celebrate her 100th day post blood marrow transplant and appears toContinue reading “Destiny Rivera”
Words may not be worthy of the journey Brooke and her daughter have taken since they were diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. Brooke was a high school senior, a cheerleader when she was discovered to have tumors on her kidneys and was told by the time she reached 30 she would be in a wheelContinue reading “Brooke Alisha”
Dana Berger is Findlay’s dog whisperer. He wears the title of Dog Warden but his compassion with animals and humans earn him a respect the badge can’t bring. He has a very calming attitude which works well with scared animals and frustrated humans. He has been a warden for 14 years and loves it. PriorContinue reading “Dana Berger”
Denise Pritt leads a double life. She is a special care infant nurse at BVH. She also attends high-risk deliveries. She has a nursing degree from Owens and a Masters in Nursing Education. One day she would love to teach nurses. The days she is not nursing she changes her scrubs for an apron andContinue reading “Denise Pritt”