Paige Mulhollan was a lifelong educator, the third president of Wright State University, a historian whose research is included in the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, a sailor, a lover of nature and a community leader.
But few realized any of this until reading his obituary.
“People read it and were shocked,” said Mike McGinty, Mulhollan’s former neighbor in Hilton Head Plantation. “They said, ‘I can’t believe he did all of that’ because he didn’t talk about himself a lot. He didn’t talk about things. He just did things.”
Mulhollan, a longtime volunteer at the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, former president of the Hilton Head Audubon Society and former board member at the Coastal Discovery Museum, died last week after suffering a stroke in June. He was 77.
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