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MITCHELL, Hugh Wallace Of Wayland died on February 8, 2014. Retired copy editor for the Boston Globe. Survived by his cousin John Hanson Mitchell of Littleton, two nephews and two nieces. Brother of the late Chiquita (Mitchell) Sturgis of Weston and Guy R. Mitchell of Connecticut. He was a...

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Goodbye Hugh,
We'll miss you at the Fox.
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you could get clairvoyant messages from racehorses, maybe you can read this too.
A whole pile of us started out in beginner fiddle. We all went different ways but you kept up those tunes PLUS brought some great American songs to our sessions. You really stretched your skills and always surprised us. I can only play fiddle tunes, but I love the song 'Skylark' - I send that out to you now.

A life well-lived: curiosity, passion, and kindness. So glad he saw his book published.

Hugh Mitchell

Hugh was a wonderful, brilliant and interesting gentleman that I had the honor of meeting when I was the guest speaker at a “Mystery Writers of America” meeting at the Brookline Public Library a few years ago. We wrote our own book manuscripts this past year and he was kind enough to offer his editing expertise if needed. He was so happy when he recently self-published his book “Dream Horses”. The last time I saw him was two months ago when he came to my house with one of his books and...

I enjoyed playing music with Hugh at jazz functions. I played clarinet and he played the fiddle so well. Roberta