On July 16, 2009 Cal Olson Cal Olson passed away at age 84 of injuries suffered in a fall at his cabin on Big Island Lake in Itasca County, MN.

Cal was a friend to all and mentor to many, including Mike Lien, Pat Gerlach, Roger and Mike Olson, and many others.

In his long tenure with The Forum he served as photographer, editor, and managing editor. He will be sorely missed.