Remembering the Salty Lady’s Roger Thomas

In the 1940s, a boy named Roger Thomas first walked knee-deep into the breaking waves of Monterey Bay, fishing rod in hand, and fell in love with the Pacific Ocean. Last Tuesday, 83 years after he was born, he passed away in San Francisco. Thomas, a fisherman who dedicated his life largely to protecting California’s Chinook salmon, reportedly died peacefully, several months after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Thomas’s best friend Jacky Douglas, also a fishing boat skipper, sat by his side as he took his final breaths. click here to read the story 23:07

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