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CanadaSaskatoon's 'Sailor Dan' Hicks dead at 65

02:35  10 july  2019
02:35  10 july  2019 Source:   thestarphoenix.com

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Sailor Dan is a local icon in Saskatoon , Saskatchewan When he was homeless, he decided to draw and sell a product instead of simply asking for money. Recorded on Wednesday July 10th 2013 at The Chase Walker Band jam space This song is about Dan Hicks aka Sailor Dan who has frequented the

Dan Hicks , the itinerant and sometimes irritable Saskatoon man whose drawings of a navy ship and colourful personality made him an instantly-recognizable street figure, has died at the age of 65 , according to a Facebook post. "Uncle ' Sailor Dan ' passed away a few hours ago," Taylor Dawn wrote

Saskatoon's 'Sailor Dan' Hicks dead at 65 © Photo courtesy Ishtiaq Opal Daniel James Hicks, more commonly known in Saskatoon as Sailor Dan, died at the age of 65. Hicks died at St. Paul's Hospital in Saskatoon on July 9, 2019 around 2:30 a.m., according to Ministry of Justice spokesman Noel Busse. Hicks was on remand at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre at the time of his death. (Photo courtesy Ishtiaq Opal)

Daniel James Hicks, commonly known in Saskatoon as Sailor Dan, has died at the age of 65.

Hicks died at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon on Tuesday around 2:30 a.m., according to Ministry of Justice spokesman Noel Busse. Hicks was on remand at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre at the time of his death.

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" Sailor Dan " died in St. Paul' s Hospital early Tuesday morning at the age of 65 . For years, the man whose real name was Daniel James Hicks , was a fixture in Saskatoon ’ s downtown. He was sometimes aggressive in panhandling, and his behaviour sometimes got him into trouble with law

Amazing footage of the rainstorm hitting in the last few minutes I got soaked filming this - Terry Hoknes - [email protected]

Foul play is not suspected nor is an overdose of any kind, Busse said in an email.

The provincial coroner is investigating the death of Hicks, as he was in custody.

Hicks was known around Saskatoon for selling his sketches of ships on the streets.

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Strong winds tore part of the roof off a Saskatoon business and buried a pickup truck in debris as a severe thunderstorm moved through Saskatoon early Thursday evening. Drone footage shows the damage to EFL Flooring’s building on 105th Street East. Environment Canada meteorologist Dan Kulak said the airport weather station recorded a peak wind speed of 85 kilometres per hour at 5:31 p.m, which is approaching the level of a severe thunderstorm. © Submitted. A screen shot of aerial footage of a business that had its roof torn off by a storm passing through Saskatoon on July 18, 2019.

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