CLEVELAND, Ohio — My dad welcomed the American and Canadian Sport, Travel and Outdoor Show and the Mid-America Boat Show when they arrived each winter in the late 1950s, though he had never caught a fish, fired a gun or piloted a powerboat.
Winter was my father’s busy season, and the shows were a dandy babysitter for a guy with a kid who loved being in the woods and on the water.
Gail Egan worked for the Cleveland Barons hockey team as a radio broadcaster and publicist. His oldest and youngest sons, Johnny Mike and Kelly, were avid hockey players.
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