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Happy 94th birthday Willard Parnell

By Phillip Coffey

Happy 94th birthday to Willard Parnell of Edmonton today! Mom's life long friend, as well as mine. Mom attended Keltner School with him.

Tried to call him this morning to wish him 'Happy Birthday'. Talked to him a few weeks ago. Expressed to his nieces that I have not known a nicer man in my lifetime - always upbeat like Mom.

Last time I talked to him he wanted to know if I knew where I could find a particular instrument that he wanted to learn to play.

He has been one of my inspirations from the 'Greatest Generations'.

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