Music Man Dies at 64

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Wayne Raske played a lot of instruments. From the guitar, to the fiddle to the dulcimer, this man could play them all. He was a constant influence and member of the Minnesota music scene.
According to the Startribune, Raske worked at the Minnesota Department of Human Services for 28 years, first as a chemical dependency counselor, then as a program planner. He secured federal grants for several Indian reservations seeking detox and treatment programs and earned a reputation as a "great friend" to the tribes, friends said.
Raske also had other passions such as the outdoors and riding his motorcycle. He was loved by many and generally known a good and loving man.
Also reported in the Startribune, he is survived by his wife, Victoria, and four other children and 10 grandchildren.

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