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The 2012 Citizen of the Year, David Markson, accepts his award from last year's winner, Leah Gavin.

Stellar citizen just 'does what he loves'


Chamber of Commerce members chose David Markson as River Falls' Citizen of the Year, honoring him at its Feb. 7 awards banquet with a standing ovation and long round of applause.

Markson said he feels privileged to make a living doing things he loves, admitting he just enjoys life and does what he does so that others can enjoy it, too.

So how did he get to be the RF Sign Guy and such an avid supporter of community and the arts?

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