Tag Archives: A. Holmes Johnson

Dr. Bob Johnson was ‘true champion of the arts’ in Kodiak (Dec. 25, 1925 – Jan. 31, 2020)

Dr. Bob Johnson passed away on Friday, Jan. 31. He leaves behind his wife of nearly 70 years, four sons, and eight grandchildren. But he also leaves behind his ‘Kodiak family’—the many hundreds, maybe even thousands, of people who feel a strong connection to Johnson because he played some role in their lives. From delivering babies to saving lives as …

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Dr. Bob Looks Back at His Dad’s Namesake, the A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library

Dr. Bob and Marian Johnson stand in front of the old library building on Lower Mill Bay Rd., which is currently going through asbestos abatement in the days preceding its demolition. Sensing equipment is set up by the door. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT The building that once housed a well-loved institution is about to be demolished. The former A. Holmes …

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