NO. R-28. JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING IN RECOGNITION OF THE ARTISTIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DANA PAUL MYRICK.
Offered by:Representatives Houston of Ferrisburg and McGrath of Ferrisburg.
Whereas, Dana Paul Myrick was a lifelong resident of Bridport, Vermont, and a graduate of Middlebury High School, and
Whereas, he spent his career as a highly skilled craftsman, and
Whereas, his historic reproductions are particularly noteworthy, and
Whereas, his work has been publicly exhibited throughout New England, including the Sheldon Museum in Middlebury, and
Whereas, his artistic creations were beautifully displayed in the 1996-1997 Bridport Grange Calendar, and
Whereas, among Dana Myricks projects that adorn his home community are a park gazebo and the restored Bridport Masonic Hall, and
Whereas, he was an active member of the Bridport Restoration Committee, and
Whereas, his most significant recent endeavor was participation in the development of a reproduction of the Addison Railroad, and
Whereas, his life tragically ended when he still had many years of artistic creativity to offer, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly recognizes the artistic beauty that Dana Paul Myrick left for all Vermonters to admire, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to his parents, Robert and Rita Myrick.