This coming month of April 2014 it will make four years since he said goodbye. His name was Francis X Maguire or Frank Maguire as the masses knew him. He had an illustrious career and life and here are just some of the things from memory that I knew he did.
- He worked with the Colonel, yes the finger lickin' chicken guy
- He discovered Ted Koppel
- He shaped American Airlines
- He co-founded Fedex
- He played a great Piano and even sang.
- I shared a stage with him once right here in Calgary. Yes this same man who
- Argued philosophy (yes, philosophy) with Marilyn Monroe
- Discussed batting averages with Joe DiMaggio
- And jammed with B.B. King, Mel Torme, Joe Williams and Ella Fitzgerald.
Now treat yourself. Sit back, relax and let my friend and mentor remind you what you are capable of: