Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the death of recording artist Whitney Houston.
The six-time Grammy Award winner, known for such hit songs as I Have Nothing, So Emotional and I Will Always Love You, not to mention her performance of The Star Spangled Banner at Super Bowl XXV in 1991 that has become so iconic that it is the only version of our National Anthem that has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
The town of Natick has also had its fair share of famous people, both historically and more recent. Some of the names of well-known people who have ties to Natick include:
- Author James Bamford
- Tony Award Nominated Actress Alison Fraser
- Football Player Doug Flutie
- Bruins National Anthem Singer Rene Rancourt
- Meteorologist Harvey Leonard
- Harriet Beecher Stowe, Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
- Henry Wilson, Vice President to Ulysses S. Grant
There are a number of other people who have achieved "celebrity" status with Natick ties as well. This is just a partial list.
So now we want to know what you think. Who is your favorite Natick celebrity? Tell us in the comments section below.