AL PERRIN Alwyn T. Perrin, Jr., writer, illustrator, publisher, sailor, and long-time Santa Fe resident succumbed after a short illness on August 11 at the age of 72. Born in Colon, Panama, January 26, 1941, to Mildred M. Osborn of Clifton, Kansas, and Alwyn T. Perrin, of New Orleans, Al was founder and publisher of the wilderness recreation journal, The Explorers Log, from 1966 to 1971, author and editor of two editions of The Explorers, Ltd., Source Book, published in the early 1970s, and art director of the Whole Earth Epilogue, 1974. Survived by sons Alwyn T. Perrin, III, and Oliver T. Perrin of Atlanta, Georgia; extended family Allison Theoret, Octavian Theoret, and Hannelore Rohde; and best friends Chuck Rhynard, Carole Evans, and Rosemarie Perrin. Contact
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900