Curt was born on July 18, 1946, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was the son of W.E. and Kathleen Maberry. He graduated from Lynden High School in 1964. From there he went on to attend Skagit Valley College, Washington State University, and graduated with a teaching degree in social studies from Western Washington University. His love for sports carried over into the community as he coached many youth teams in Lynden. Curt was a sports enthusiast hardly ever missing a game. He was known as a remarkable leader, a great mentor, but most of all as an extraordinary role model for his family and his community taking part in countless projects and fundraisers. Curt will always be a respected part of our community.