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Obituary: Rolf Johnson

Rolf Johnson lived gently with a warrior spirit. Surrounded by his family, he passed quietly into the dawn on October 18, 2012 after challenging a rare cancer for nearly 14 years, proving that living with gratitude and grace can create miracles.

Rolf, a longtime resident of Carson City, originally hailed from Mass. where he was born in May 1941 and graduated from Woburn High School in 1958. His love for the sea, sailing and "clam chowdah" stayed with him all his life.

In 1960, he joined the Navy in Boston as a RD2 on the Newman K. Perry and later …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 19, 2012 06:59PM Published Oct 19, 2012 06:58PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.