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Mad Mary’s Wild Card — 4.21.10

I was sorry to hear of the recent death of Aree "Mad Mary" Cameron, 62. Born in Bangkok, Thailand, she made a mark on Coeur d'Alene cuisine by opening Mad Mary's Thair Food Restaurant on Sherman Avenue and later Northwest Boulevard (near the old Pines), featuring Asian food including a hot, hot, hot dish, called "Light My Fire." You can read her obituary here. And use this Wild Card to comment on this colorful woman or anything else you'd like ...

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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