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Make it with Wool program to honor Johnson: Seamstress to be honored at local, state level.


Photo courtesy of Amanda Batteiger

The late Roxana Johnson will be honored at the Make it with Wool contest Saturday in Rawlins. Roxana was active in Make it with Wool for more than 45 years.

Make it with Wool will honor a longtime advocate for the program who died earlier this year from a rare disease.

Roxana Johnson was a huge advocate in Carbon County for agriculture, sewing, 4-H and other activities in her community, said Charlene Abbott, Roxana's friend. Roxana also helped bring a Bountiful Baskets Food program to Encampment.

"We could always call on Roxana," Abbott said. "She was always volunteering."

Roxana, of Encampment, volunteered her time with 4-H, and helped youth in the program learn to sew, which was one of Roxana's greatest passions.

"Roxana was a seamstress se...

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