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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Personal: Age 72; widowed; two sons, one daughter.

Education: Davis High School in Yakima.

Profession/job: Retired, worked for Key Tronic Corp. in Spokane Valley for 18 years and later worked as a clerk at Jones Pharmacy in Deer Park. Currently serving as the Veterans of Foreign Wars 3067 Ladies Auxiliary President.

Political experience: Elected to Deer Park City Council, Position 3 in 2001.

Money raised: None at this time.

Person who influenced her the most: “My kids are very supportive, and I’m real proud of them. My daughter is a dental assistant and both of my boys have their own businesses. I’m very close to my children. They tell me to ‘go get it, Mom. ‘ ”

Favorite president: John F. Kennedy.

First priority, if elected: To continue making progress and attract new businesses in the area.

Quote: “I try to listen to the people and do what they want. I try to do my best.”

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