June 2014 Inspirational Person of the Month ~ Greg Cross

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In honor of Father’s Day this month, the inspirational person for the month of June is Gregory Cross. Greg is Margaret’s longtime friend and happens to be the husband of Margaret’s former Oberlin roommate and dear friend, Katie Ballard Cross. Among Greg’s talents is the role of being the very dedicated father to three children – Julian, Chelsea and Daniel. In addition, Greg is an outstanding artist and art teacher as well as a gifted jazz drummer. A graduate from Ohio State University, Greg lives his life passionately and fully.

Margaret appreciates the time he has spent with her and her son, Julian, during the last two decades. In addition, Margaret especially appreciates and is inspired by his contributions to the SAFE through the Arts violence program and his overall dedication to the awareness and prevention of youth violence.