Rodd's Ramblings: Goodbye to event honoring Ashley
June 28, 2019
On April 14, 2000, a vehicle carrying Tom and Marcia Braun and their family, and children who were friends of the family rolled over in Illinois as the group was headed for Florida for a vacation. Both Tom and Marcia died in the crash, as did family friend 13-year-old Ashley Abrahamson.
The tragedy shook the community, and yet also brought it together to help both families deal with the horrific event.
A few months later, the Cloquet Area Youth Baseball/Softball board elected to name the new softball and baseball complex in Cloquet's Hilltop neighborhood the Braun Field Complex. A playgroun...