Terri & Doug McIntyre in 1992
Terri's son, an avid Beatles fan, Joe Draper, 2016 outside his apartment in Phoenix.
Kelli McIntyre in 1992; now living in Oregan
Pete, Terri, Joe and Amanda; Joe was playing 'Let it be' by the Beatles beside his pool.
The family has always welcomed us into their home whenever we visited the Mid-West USA. Regarding this project they offered the purchase of half of their ranch, gave advice on the weather, legal matters, had the use of their tools, storage and a place to stay while development takes place.
When Terri was growing up in Chicago, she once asked an astronomer at the Adler Planetarium what she would need to do to become an astronomer herself. He implied that she wasn't smart enough. She wasn't given the chance to explain she was studying Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy. I had the same kind of 'advice' from my own Dad so I could relate to that very much. Terri became a teacher and author.
The observatory facilities will be named 'The McIntyre Observatory.'
Second from the left is Tino; Kelli's son (13yrs); 2016
Kelli in 2009 with Tino; then aged 6 and Toa aged 10.
Astronomy Roadshow Observatory Project in Apache County, Arizona, USA
Tino, Toa, Amanda and Dan (Kelly's other half) Aug 2017 at the Sanders property
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