Dick Milner was born in Yakima, Washington and moved to Cashmere when he was eleven years old. In high school he played football, basketball, baseball, and track. Dick lettered in football all four years, and his senior year was voted Prom King. He graduated in 1954.
After high school Dick attended Washington State University where he majored in pre-physical therapy and minored in physical education. He graduated from WSU in 1958 and continued his schooling at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota where he pursued the field of physical therapy, completing the program in 1960.
It was at Mayo Clinic where Dick met his future wife, Judy. They married in 1961 and had four sons: Mike, Doug, Mark, and Dan.
In 1971 Dick began running Valley Physical Therapy in downtown Cashmere and that same year he was elected President of Washington Physical Therapists’ Association. Over the years he has served as a member and president of the Leavenworth and Cashmere Rotary Clubs.
Dick Milner is honored to be nominated for for this award and is pleased to be considered in the same company as the previous inductees.
Cashmere High School’s wall of fame is honored to induct Dick Milner into the Wall of Fame.