The Great Rollo Banks

RECEIVED Wed., May 2, 2007

Dear Louis,
    I'm sad we all lost Rollo Banks [“Page Two,” April 20]. I'm sad to think he died in enough pain to have to take his own life. There are a number of us in the Austin tattoo community, both artists and aficionados, who have great Michael “Rollo” Malone tattoos and stories. I personally bought my first and last tattoo machine from him. He was a unique and large influence on a lot of us.
Yours,
Bart Willis
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