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Gladys Festa Cool

Profile Updated: October 5, 2018
Gladys Festa
Residing in:
Granite Falls, WA USA
Bradley D. Cool Deceased April 2015
Life's work after BHS:
Secretary; Clerk/Secretary, Small Aero Club; Engineering Librarian
Children & grandchildren (names/ages):
We have three children--2 boys & a girl & five grandchildren ranging from almost 16 to the youngest More…who was one year old in June.
Yes! Attending Reunion
Did you marry your high school sweetheart?


If YES, to whom, what high school & graduation year? Month/year of marriage.

Bradley Cool Granite Falls High School. Married 5/12/73

Have you ever been self-employed?


Current & past (Career / Retired / Volunteer) status. Tell us name of company or organization and where:

Secretary--Veterans Administration, Seattle, WA; Secretary Archivist--US Dept of State (Foreign Service--Hong Kong, BCC; Islamabad, Pakistan; Moscow, USSR). Resigned from Foreign Service. Married Bradley in 1973. Worked as Secretary to USAF Aero Club in Alaska for 4 1/2 years. My husband retired from the US Air Force in 1991 after 30 years. We then came back to his home town of Granite Falls & have been here since. In 1992 I started work for a small aircraft company on Arlington Airport & worked there for 17 1/2 years. I was retired at that time as the company was sold out from under me & shipped to North Carolina!!!

Which school(s) did you attend K-12?

Seattle--K & middle of 1st grade. Thomas (between Kent & Auburn)--rest of 1st grade & all of 2nd grade; Bothell--3rd grade through 12th & graduated class of 1961. 1962 Auerswald Business School, Seattle, WA 1961-1962.

How many Class of 1961 reunions have you attended?


Other types of reunions I've attended/organized? (groups of 20 or more people)

Civic, nonprofit, other My husband's; His school, Granite Falls High School, has a breakfast/reunion The morning of the first Saturday in October every year. I Have always attended that & still do.

What were you in high school?

Add Your Answer Here Bookworm

Of which clubs and committees were you a member?


Did you attend junior/community college, a four-year college or university?


If YES, names of colleges and/or universities. Did you earn a degree? If so, what kind(s)?

Auerswalds Business School/College, Seattle, WA



If you currently live more than 25 miles from Bothell, what year did you leave?

1966; now living in Granite Falls, WA

Any time in your life, where is the SINGLE furthest place away from Bothell you have lived for six months or more?

1963-68 Hong Kong, B.C.C.; 1968-70 Islamabad, Pakistan; 1970-73 Moscow, U.S.S.R.

Any state where you have spent seven or more consecutive nights:

Washington, D.C; Nebraska; Alaska; Texas; Alaska Husband was career US Air Force

Any country where you have spent seven or more consecutive nights:

Hong Kong, B.C.C.; Islamabad, Pakistan; Moscow, U.S.S.R

What about hobbies or special interests? We'd like to hear about them.

Reading; gardening

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