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A celebration of the life of Neal Widett, Artist, Craftsman, and Signmaker

August 31, 2019

A celebration of the life of Neal Widett, Artist, Craftsman, and Signmaker.

A celebration of the life of Neal Widett, Artist, Craftsman, and Signmaker.

Ayer, MA

Excerpt:

“We liked to call him “The Monstah.”

A solid muscle of a man with a twinkle in his eye, Neal Widett was an indefatigable workaholic, whose idea of a good time was slicing up some lumber, carving 24-inch letters on a sign from morning till night then crafting his so-called trademark “Widett Cleat” to attach it to a building.  But Neal was also a beloved husband and friend, and when he kicked back for the evening, and settled down with a cigar in his mouth and a martini in his hand, an impish smile on his busy-bearded lips, you felt you were in the company of the Buddha, a humble man – gentle, kind, with a rascally sense of humor…”

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