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OBITUARY: Bill Lydgate, 1966 – 2019

Environmentalist, geomorphologist, outdoorsman, waterman – longtime Arcata resident Bill Lydgate died on Nov. 21, 2019, cut down in his prime by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at the age of 53. With his surfer’s physique, infectious enthusiasm and grin, he was a beloved figure in the local community; known for advocating on behalf of the North