Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

Browse Items (17 total)

  • Item Type: Memories

An interview with David Johnson who, during one of his visits to the wolf park in the late 1950s, helped an employee carry buckets of water for the wolves, and was given a silver dollar for his work.

The text in square brackets was added by the interviewer for clarity.
Date: September 30, 2015

An interview with Dr. Randall L. Eaton regarding his 1974 Pacific Search Press article "The Lonely Plight of the Lobo Wolves."
Date: November 25, 2013

An interview with Rob Paul who worked for Jack Lynch for two summers in the mid-1960s.
Date: July 13, 2014

An interview with Susan Williams, whose father Laurence (Pete) Williams was the Deputy Game Protector in the area and brought roadkill deer for Jack Lynch's wolves from 1965 to 1970. She remembers being fascinated with the mountain lion, seeing Marjorie Lynch shortly after she was attacked by the…
Date: July 29, 2014

A memory submitted by Carolyn (Myers) Kraintz regarding her visit to the lobo wolves.
Date: February 14, 2014

A memory submitted by Donna Close Murray regarding her visit to the wolf park in the 1950s and her writing of a screenplay called "The Doctor's Wolves."
Date: March 22, 2014

A memory submitted by Elliott Dushkin about his and his wife's (Carolyn Dushkin's) correspondence with Jack and Mary Lynch over the course of several years, starting in the late 1980s.
Date: September 29, 2015

A memory submitted by Dr. Jack Thornton, a retired veterinarian and former owner of Blue Mountain Animal Clinic in Port Angeles, WA regarding his experiences volunteering his veterinary services for Jack Lynch in Gardiner, WA. The initial interview was conducted by Kirsten Canfield over the phone.…
Date: March 4, 2014

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A memory submitted by John Holland who served on the board of directors at Jack Lynch's buffalo wolf preserve (located in Gardiner, WA) and volunteered at the wolf sanctuary between 1977 and 1981. He also purchased three Alaskan wolves (Canis lupus pambasileus) from Jack Lynch which he raised in an…
Date: June 25, 2014

A memory submitted by Karen Kelley D'Anna regarding her father Fred Kelley who used to live next door to Dr. McCleery.
Date: February 10, 2014

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A memory submitted by Leora (Hoge) Duncan, a relative (second cousin once removed) of Jack Lynch. She visited the wolf farm in August 1968 when she was 10 years old.
Date: May 5, 2014 to May 20, 2015

A memory submitted by Mickey Karns regarding his visits to the wolf park in the 1960s and 1970s, helping feed the wolves with Pup Smith who worked for Jack Lynch, and "Kim" the mascot of the Kane football team.
Date: April 18, 2014

A memory submitted by Nancy A. Avolese regarding her childhood visit to the wolf park in 1962, her research of Dr. McCleery, and the publishing of her book, “The Wolf Man of Kane, Pennsylvania.”
Date: December 7, 2013

A memory submitted by Richard Sams, who lived in Dr. McCleery's old house along Route 6 between 1968 and 1972. He has fond memories of Rose Carroll, who lived next door.
Date: December 9, 2014

A memory submitted by Sandra Bradybaugh Johnson about visiting the lobo wolves during a class visit when she was in 6th grade.
Date: December 19, 2014

A memory submitted by Sharon Parker whose father, an airline worker, cared for one of Jack Lynch's cougar cubs at the airport while waiting for Jack Lynch to collect her. Sharon and her family subsequently visited the wolf park several times in the 1960s.
Date: December 23, 2015

A memory submitted by Terry Taylor about a family visit to see the lobo wolves in the 1950s.
Date: December 19, 2014