Monday, June 19, 2006

Ely Author Bob Cary Dead at 84

Ely, Minnesota Bob Cary noted Ely author, sportsman and humorous passed-away. He was eighty four. While he wrote several book perhaps his most famous was The Root Beer Lady, the story of legendary woods woman Dorothy Molter who lived in the BWCA on Knife Lake. The Minneapolis Star Tribune in reporting is death describe how he moved to Ely from Chicago where had been a journalist, how he loved the outdoors and loved to fish. He fact Bob would say that "his trouble went away when he was fishing." The Tribune article failed to mention that bob was also an enthusiastic Nordic skier.

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