Jeanne Metzger

Jeanne Metzger (Michael) was born in Phoenix, Arizona, the daughter of James and Floye Wright. She lived with her family in Phoenix until 1978, when she and her husband Bob moved to Sedona, Arizona. She was married to Bob for forty years, until his death in 1990. Jeanne married Ronald Michael several years later, and subsequently moved to Tucson, Arizona in 2000. Jeanne and Ronald were married for 12 years and resided, in Tucson until her death in 2006. Jeanne graduated from Stephens College in 1947, and worked in television and radio in the Phoenix area for many years before retiring to Sedona. Jeanne also served as spokesperson for Hallcraft Homes for many years. Her image appeared in newspaper ads billboards, and commercials. She served as one of the early presidents of the local chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, during the late 1960’s and was inducted into the Arizona Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 1995. She successfully balanced the passion for her career with her love and support of her family. Jeanne had many interests, including painting, square dancing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

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