Make-A-Wish Foundation Visionary Was 77 – Deadline

The Make-a-Wish Foundation has received great support from Hollywood, from Disney arranging trips to Disneyland to movie stars meeting and greeting children. It all started with Shankwitz’s vision after a special meeting.

Shankwitz was on patrol in April 1980 when he was alerted to a young boy who wanted to be a motorcycle officer when he was growing up. The child had terminal leukemia. Shankwitz’s visit made the child’s last wish come true.

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