Long-time Brighton residents Jack and Doris Moore have been named 104th Whoopee Days grand marshals. They will be introduced prior to the annual Bill Riley Talent Show at 7 p.m. Thursday in City Park. They also will be riding in the annual parade at 10 a.m. Saturday and attending many other Whoopee Days events Thursday through Sunday.
Jack and Doris Moore moved to Brighton in 1967, when Jack began working at the Rubio Savings Bank of Brighton. Jack worked at the bank for 16 years until opening his own computer business. Jack served in the Army from 1955 until 1957, was a volunteer with the Brighton Volunteer Fire Department. He also was Brighton’s City Clerk for many years while also working at the bank. Doris Moore also has been an active volunteer in the community serving as the leader for the Good Luck 4-H Club, which is still active in Brighton. She also worked as a teacher’s aide at the Brighton schools.
The Moores have three children: Peg Harris (and husband John) of Washington, John Moore (and wife Annette) of North Hollywood, Calif., and Jeff Moore of Brighton; five grandkids and five great-grandkids.