Matthew J. Hughes
Matthew Hughes was born Sept. 9, 1960 in Spokane, Wash. to Ator Mont and Judith Adley Hughes. He joined a brother Sean and sister, Melissa Ann. He was the grandson of N. Boeyer and Elaine Adley and Ator and Glenna Hughes.
In 1967, the Hughes family moved to Eugene, Ore. where they owned for several years The Spotted Mule Saddlery.
Matthew graduated from North Eugene High School and earned a bachelors degree from the University of Oregon. His life’s work was as a geologist in various capacities. He worked in Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Alaska, Idaho and Colorado. Several years were spent i...