Dammit!! I THOUGHT that was him, when i saw the picture of him in the paper! His face looked familiar but out of place without his hat. I was hoping against hope that it wasn't John of St Marks!
He always had a kind word for me when I passed through his gate...letting me know of the latest whooping crane spottings, what animals had crossed his path and he always inquired about my outdoor adventures.
What a horrible tragedy.
Thank you for sharing, Phillip.
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On Saturday 7/14, I noticed they installed a bench in memory of John aka Mac the Ranger. I ate lunch on it and tilted a frosty adult beverage in his memory. It is a beautiful place for reflection, seems fitting as he often stopped and stood there during his rounds.
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The inscription: I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. - John Burroughs
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Beautiful view from under the Oak; right in the wind
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