Arthur M. Crofutt "Misfire Mel" -
Class of 1963
From the 1963 Sabre Yearbook:
Art was chosen as "Best Dressed" of his 1963 Chas Grad graduating class.
Art in the doorway at Diors with Tommy Williams
Art was known in the "Cowboy World" he lived in as
He appeared in many reenactments of cowboy shoot-outs from California to Arizona. He also appeared in a couple of movies. He lived the life he loved. He had many friends in his young life and as he grew to be a man. He married and had a daughter.
Following are some of his artwork and some photos of him and his enactment group.
From the cover of an "American Cowboy" magazine issue
The Calico Hotel - where Art lived
Photos from Virginia City
The Sugarlumps Art Show & Calico, California
This is a painting of Art (Mel) and Patti Doolittle - painted by Patti, a fellow artist.