September 27, 2023
James F Curlee was born in Newcastle, WY to Jim and Ruth Curlee on October 5th, 1949. He graduated high school in Roundup, MT in 1967 at the age of 17. He took off on an adventure to Mexico, before joining the Navy. He spent the next four years serving his country on the USS Andrew Jackson submarine. When on leave, he would hitchhike home from the east coast to Montana.
Upon leaving the Navy, he returned to Roundup for several years, learning appliance and tv repair from his dad. He eventually took his mechanical knowledge and headed West to settle in Seattle, WA.
There he met the love of h...