Andy's Dummies creator dies

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Published on May 12, 2014
Andy MacDonald

COBURG, N.B. – Humourist and author Andy MacDonald has died.

The 96-year-old considered himself the “artist in residence” at Andy’s Dummy Farm near Baie Verte, N.B. Known as Andy’s Dummies, signs promoting the farm stood on the highway between Port Elgin and Aulac, N.B.

The native of Sydney Mines was well known across the Maritimes for his humourous books including Bread and Molasses, Don’t Slip on the Soap, Tell Pa I’m Dead, Tis Me Again Bye and Don’t Be Funny Daddy.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Campbell’s Funeral Home in Sackville, N.B. and a memorial service will be held at a later date.