15 minutes with … a TV Personality
Age: 77Place of birth: Randolf Field, San Antonio, TexasOccupation: Cable 12 Television and Farnum Holt Funeral HomeWhen did you move to Garfield County and why? Moved to Glenwood after the death of my first husband in a car wreck, so my children could recover. Met and married Souvenir “Doc” Artaz, a Garfield City native. I lost him 9 years ago. I have lived here 41 years.First thing you’d buy after winning the lottery? Dinner for all my wonderful friendsFirst job? At age 13, Radio WOAI in San Antonio.Best vacation ever? A trip to London – where my Air Force father and us were stationed during World War II – with two of my daughters and their families four years ago.What do you do in your spare time? What is spare time? Draw, design clothes, travel.Greatest accomplishment: Being a motherEver had a book, movie, news event change your life? The bombing of Pearl Harbor. We were there.Best piece of advice you’ve ever received; or a cliché to live by? From my Grandmother Latham, who told me, “There’s no such word as can’t.”As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A dress designer, and I have.If you only had three TV channels, what channels would you pick? CNN, history, old moviesAny tattoos? No!If you could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be, what would you serve and what would you talk about? Mark Twain, Helen Keller, Moses. I’d serve turkey and fruit with tea and talk about everything.What’s the greatest invention of all time? Super duct tape
Movie: “Somewhere in Time,” “The High and the Mighty.”Breakfast cereal: OatmealSong: “Claire de Lune”Singer: Tony Bennett, Barry Manilow, Frank SinatraAthlete: Arthur AsheFood: Pot roast with potatoes and carrotsWeb site: Really don’t have just one.Place in Garfield County: Near No Name, a little spot to sit and look at the Colorado River.Sport to watch: Broncos, ice skating.
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