Longtime logger, logging clown, and Philomath High School forestry teacher Terry Selby passed away on June 30, 2002, following a tragic accident. "Selby had been involved with the timber industry in the Pacific Northwest since he started logging in 1974 when he was 18. He began teaching forestry and natural resources at Philomath High School in 1984, doing his clown act at area logging shows during the summers. "I'm a teacher, but really I'm a logger," Selby said Saturday. "I teach my students how to fell and buck timber and I also teach them how be stewards of the forest." (Juneau Empire newspaper)

Tribute to a Teacher, Gazette Times act: Terry Selby of Philomath, Ore., clowns for the Gold Rush Days audience on Saturday at Dimond Park. Selby fell to his death during a Sunday performance. He did clown acts at logging shows in the summer and taught high school in fall and spring. BRIAN WALLACE/ THE JUNEAU EMPIRE

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