Whiteland comedian sees humor in life’s struggles


Comedian Dennis Tooley suffers from multiple sclerosis. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON

Dennis Tooley loves to laugh at the challenges of life. From the crazy predicaments the family pets seem to get into to the rigors of being part of an active family, Tooley finds a way to see the bright side of life regardless of how many obstacles lie in its path.

For more than a decade, Tooley has used his gift of laughter to entertain thousands of people.

The professional comedian also suffers from multiple sclerosis.

Tooley and his wife moved to Indianapolis in November 1999. At the time, he worked for The Salvation Army, helping establish the Fountain Square facility. When the job was complete, both the couple decided to relocate permanently on the southside. Today, they live in Whiteland.

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