Wright, CT

C.T. Wright, 2016 Inductee Dr. Wright is the senior member and past president of the Fountain Hills Unified School Governing Board. He is also a member and past president of Noon Kiwanis and serves on the Governor’s Council on Aging and the Board of Directors of the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency. One of his […]

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Wittrig, Dori

Dori Wittrig, 2016 Inductee Ms. Wittrig was raised in the Williamette Valley of Oregon in a farming and construction family. She has been a resident of Fountain Hills since 1985. Her passions include staying fit and active with Pilates, travel, wine, horses, entertaining, cooking, gardening and her family. She is president and the designated broker […]

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Ziefert, Stan

Stan Ziefert, 2017 Inductee Mr. Ziefert has a broad array of achievements in Fountain Hills. He has been active in education, the arts and community service for much of his life. He taught in Fountain Hills for 12 years, teaching world history, U.S. government and economics. He also served as student council advisor for 12 […]

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Vandervort, Monie

Monie Vandervort, 2004 Inductee ( 1913-2013) A man with “get it done” talents, Mr. Vandervort moved to Fountain Hills in 1975 after a career with the Leo Burnett Advertising Agency in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II and received presidential citations for his actions in combat on the islands […]

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Van Der Werf, John

John Van Der Werf, 2005 Inductee  (1916-2009) One of Fountain Hills’ earliest residents, John Van Der Werf was the first financial supporter of the Fountain Festival of Arts and Crafts. He and wife Pat purchased the first “Best of Show” painting in the art festival and later donated the art piece to the River of […]

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Ulrikson, Jim

Jim Ulrikson, 2012 Inductee Business, community service, education and religious leadership were inseparable to James Ulrikson. His very life was dedicated to serving others. The long-time pastor of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, he continued to teach Bible studies weekly and guide people of every age on their faith journey after his retirement. […]

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Truby, Lynn

Lynn Truby, 2013 Inductee Lynn Truby took a music program that was in complete disarray and transformed it into award-winning music groups for symphonic band, marching band, choir, jazz band, band fronts (Guard) and male group vocals. A faculty member in FHUSD for 14 years, she has been the Fountain Hills High School’s Music Director […]

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Trevor, Jonquil

Jonquil Trevor, 2004 Inductee Her husband, Elleston, was an internationally know author and playwright, but Mrs. Trevor is the one in the family who left her mark on the early history of Fountain Hills. She was a member of the Women’s Club, the Desert Singers (an early day women’s choral group) and she championed a […]

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Tibbetts, Peg

Peg Tibbetts, 2004 Inductee (1916-2008) “The matriatch of Fountain Hills.” Peg moved here in Jaguar 1975 and lost no time investigating the Fountain Hills Developer, McCulloch Properties, winning their respect and a job in April 1975 where she worked until 1991. She was very active in the early town halls that defined the vision for […]

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Thomson, Robert

Robert Thomson, 2011 Inductee Readily donating his services pro bono to local organizations and other volunteer services have earned Mr. Thomson a place in the hall of fame. He moved to Fountain Hills in 1994 from New Jersey, where he served as president of a major land development company. Prior to heading up the development […]

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