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Bonnie Brown

A Colorado native who grew up in Southern California, Bonnie Brown has maintained her legacy in Grand Lake, Colorado for over 60 years. A former restaurateur, she served retired president Gerald R. Ford and his wife Betty as their personal chef. At age 59 she returned to college to earn her degree in the Arts & Humanities. A survivor of alcoholism, abuse, and parental alienation, she lives in the Pacific Northwest and invests her life in other people through mentoring and public speaking