Murray Siegel has been a resident of Maricopa since 2007. He writes about education for InMaricopa.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Maricopan since: 2007
Occupation: Retired teacher; writer
Family: Wife Sharon, 2 adult sons, 2 adult grandsons
Cars: Toyota and Hyundai
Hobbies: Reading history, observing politics
Pet peeve: Ignorance disguised by arrogance
Dream vacation: Maui
Like most about Maricopa: Interesting people
Like least about Maricopa: Lack of shopping
Charity: My alma mater, NYU
Book: Anything by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Movie: “Dances With Wolves” and “Last of the Mohicans”
Actor: Errol Flynn
Song: “Come Go With Me”
Team: U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
Athlete: Bo Jackson
Drink: Fruit juice
Meal: Meat loaf at Mimi’s
Getaway: Las Vegas
Quote: “To thine own self be true.”
Words to live by: “Ignorance is not bliss, it is ignorance.”
Joke: Many politicians on both sides of the aisle.
Anything else we should know? Extensive education is the answer to many of our problems – income inequality, racism, poverty and immigration.