By: Ted Escobar
Published: May 21, 2011
ROYAL CITY – Planning to retire after 28 years in education, June Moore bought a $35,000 long-arm quilting machine with plans to start a business and finish out her life with a new type of living.
Moore will finish with a new type of living, all right, but it won’t be a business. Toiling voluntarily, she makes quilts for war veterans of the U.S. military, and she says it’s the most satisfying thing she’s done.
“I’ll probably quilt till I drop,” she said recently.
Moore grew up in Vantage and studied at Central Washington University. She was working at Yakima’s Eisenhower High when she met and married Royal City farmer Michael Moore and moved here. (READ FULL STORY…)