Gary and Elaine Montague, a team for sixty years, share this personal story to show why there is no giving up!
Our theme: Persevere with integrity whatever the challenge.
Why tell? You will know there are degrees of blindness and understand more about the challenges of low vision, sometimes called partial sight
Why now? You will know that those with very poor or no vision are able to participate fully in life and you will not have the misconceptions believed by many
What else? Celebrate the human spirit with this true story of love by authors who understand how hard it is to be a child who needs educational modifications
Gary has coped with low vision since birth and knows the...
Heartache of separation from family and frustration of difficult challenges
Importance of personal faith and joy of achievement in academics and career
Warmth of kindness and the relief of hard work
Gary and Elaine’s professional lives:
Gary, Sandia National Laboratories, 32 years, in the areas of education, training, and safety engineering. He also instructed those for whom English was their second language.
Elaine, Albuquerque Public Schools, 31 years, teacher training in computer applications and implementation of innovative programs in special and regular education classrooms K-12, architecture for elementary grades, and known as The Egg Drop Lady.
Gary Ted Montague, BA Secondary Education
Interests: music and mysteries.
Elaine Carson Montague, BS Elementary Education
MS Special Education, EdS Educational Administration
Interests: paper crafts, writing, and travel
Gary and Elaine smile through the center of a life ring while sailing.