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The Frank Shankwitz Life Memorial motorcycle ride will start May 1, 2021, in New River, Arizona, at the Roadrunner Restaurant and Saloon and will end at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds at 1 p.m. with a benefit event filled with tributes, food, and entertainment all to celebrate a local hero. (Wish Riders/Courtesy)

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Prescott-area resident Frank Shankwitz, co-founder, CEO, and the first president of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, passed away on Jan. 22, 2021. The founder of the greatest global nonprofit for children was once asked, “What’s your wish?” His response? “To have my story told…”

By The Daily Courier May 1, 2021
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