April 19, 2012 | Vol.42 No. 16

Young came west with Dust Bowl, embraced adventure

Kathleen “Dixie” Young, who came west with Dust Bowl-era refugees and enjoyed roaming backroads much of her life, died April 12 in Anacortes, Wash. She was 87.

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Dixie Young

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