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Philanthropist Dick Knowlton passes away

Dick KnowltonA local philanthropist passed away over the weekend.

Dick Knowlton, 87, of Bellefontaine and Hilton Head, South Carolina, died at OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus Friday night.

Knowlton and his wife, Peggy, decided to buy the Holland Theatre in 1999.

The couple then donated the theater to the Logan County Landmark Preservation.

Their efforts saved the historic theater.

Mr. Knowlton was a longtime community leader and Rotarian, too.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Eichholtz, Daring, & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine.

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