Vail original Paul Johnston dies

19th March, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Legend has it that Paul Johnston rode into town on a motorcycle during Vail’s first winter, 1962-63, with a grin on his face and hair out to here.He rode away for good on Monday, when he died after a long illness. The celebration of his life is scheduled for April 11. Details will be forthcoming.If you’re been around long enough, you remember Johnston’s tireless work to bring to Vail the 1989 World Alpine Ski Championships.As a Vail mayor and Town Council member, he advocated for a convention center, a cemetery and roundabouts to replace the town’s legendary and …

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