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DAILY GLOBE FILE PHOTO Marv Tripp was presented with an award recognizing his 50 years of service as a volunteer firearms safety instructor by Department of Resources Conservation Officer Jim Robinson in April 2008. Tripp died Monday at his home.

Local businessman dies, leaves a legacy with area youngsters

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WORTHINGTON -- Marvell "Marv" Tripp was a lifelong local businessman and former county commissioner, but his biggest legacy is likely the countless young people with whom he shared his knowledge of firearms and love of the outdoors.


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Beth Rickers
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