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Jocelyn Chadwick <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 13:05:35 -0500
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Kevin, where may we send condolences?


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On Jan 1, 2011, at 11:56 AM, "Kevin J. Bochynski" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> We wanted to share the news of the passing of Bill Erwin, a valued friend
> and long-time member of the Mark Twain Forum. Bill died at the age of 96 on
> December 29, 2010, at his home in Studio City, CA. Many Forum members may
> remember Bill from the 2001 conference at Elmira. He officially retired from
> acting at 91 after a career that spanned seven decades. Bill was an avid
> reader and lover of Mark Twain and appeared many times as Twain in print and
> in
> television ads. He also played "Harvey Wilks" in the 1975 TV-movie,
> "Huckleberry Finn." Bill wrote, produced, and starred in the 1997 one-man
> show, "Twisted Twain."
> Though it is hard to lose a wonderful friend at any age, we are comforted to
> know that Bill had a great life. When asked, he always responded that the
> accomplishment of which he was most proud was his loving family.
> Kevin and Pegge Bochynski