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Thursday, August 17, 2006

The art must go on

SHREWSBURY

Emil Grilli, a 94-year-old year old sculptor living in Shrewsbury, died last Friday, but his memory lives on online. Several years ago, Grilli's great nephew, Sam Hickson, constructed a web page in his uncle's honor.

The site shows the artist in his studio and includes photos of his work including a World War II memorial he funded and created for the town of Shrewsbury.

Grill died last week when the car he was in with his wife rear-ended another car at the intersection of Route 140 and Municipal Drive. Family members say his 92-year-old wife remains hospitalized.

--Megan Woolhouse

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