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Long-Time Salina Arts Advocate Mourned

KSAL Staff - December 30, 2014 9:27 pm

A passionate advocate for the arts in Salina has passed away. Family and friends are mourning the passing of Sharon Benson.

Benson passed away Tuesday morning, following a long battle with cancer.

Benson was the Art Education Coordinator with Salina Arts and Humanities for the past 20 years. She had worked on 19 Smoky River Festivals.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Bob Brooks

December 31, 2014 at 10:42 am

Sharon and I did a lot of work on her home together. Her insights on the way she wanted it was always great. It made her home show her talent. Great lady and fun to work with. She will be missed.

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