Happy Father’s Day
June 19, 2022
Best wishes on Father’s Day. I hope you and your loved ones will have a great day with your plans for brunch or dinner, an outing, and/or gift giving.
My dad, Minor H. Slingsby, passed away in 1990 at age 80. A farmer, he died of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, which is linked to pesticide exposure. Since he had longevity in his family, we expected that he would be with us longer.
Although my dad was a stormy guy, I still miss him very much. He was a big figure in my life. I got two of my interests from him, consumerism and journalism.
To remember him today, here are some photos from his life:
Dad, center, back row, Cashmere High School basketball team, 1927
Dad, right, with his brother Harry and sister Mable, 1936
Dad and his family, 1941
Dad with his wife Ruth and granddaughter Debra, 1974
Dad with his granddaughters, 1984
Dad with Ruth, 50th wedding anniversary, 1984
Happy Father’s Day to you and your loved ones.
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