A sad note to pass along today.
Local businessman and philanthropist Phil Quillin
died on Sunday.
He was well-known for building his family's Quillin's
Food stores in three states.
He won many awards for his work in the community including
the Wall of Fame Award from both the University of
Wisconsin-La Crosse and the La Crosse Area Boys and
He fought cancer for the past 11 years.
Phil is survived by his wife Barbara as well as their
children and grandchildren.
He was 78-years-old