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Danville Express

Newsfront - June 26, 2009

Danville icon passes away at 57

Local artist known as "consummate networker"

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

Who is that tall man with the gray ponytail and the pleasant smile who's always walking around town? It was Phil Hellsten, artist and "Starman," whose daily routine included walking from his home on Danville Boulevard just north of the high school to Peet's Coffee on Railroad Avenue each morning.

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