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Butchart remembered for Thumb Fun and joy

 Door County entrepreneur Doug Butchart passed away Tuesday and is being remembered for all the joy he brought to families with Thumb Fun Amusement Park.  Butchart, 88, of Fish Creek ran the popular tourist attraction for over 30 years until 1998.  Door County Visitors Bureau Director of Communications and Public Relations Jon Jarosh says Butchart was a great businessman and employer.

 


Jarosh says Butchart’s willingness to bring new ideas like the railroad and waterslide to Thumb Fun showed his ability to take chances and make Door County a prime destination for families from near and far.  You can see the complete obituary for Doug Butchart at DoorCountyDailyNews.com. 

 

 

(photo submitted)

 

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