Friday, March 31, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Remembering Gus Froese

Internationally renowned local artist Gus Froese dies at 87
Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald
Local artist Gus Froese works on his mural, Town’s
Afire, on the third floor of the Hammond Building on
March 2, 2015. The mural was repurposed from an
old mural he did in 1991 on the old liquor store
that measured 125 feet long and 16 feet high.

By Lisa Goudy

Celebrated local artist Gus Froese died this week at the age of 87 after being in palliative care for six months.

“He was a true mentor for doing what you can for your community with the talents and skills that you have,” said Froese’s daughter-in-law Crystal. “He’s a tough guy to live up to, big shoes to fill.”
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