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R.C. Durr was legend in his own time; now
his legacy lives on through foundation’s work

By Judy Clabes KyForward editor   Robert Charles Durr – best known to his friends as “R.C.” – was a local legend in his own time. An affable gentleman, born in Kenton County’s Atwood community in 1919, he was a true “self-made” man who never forgot his modest roots.   Today, the legend has become a legacy – a $70-million-plus (and growing) private foundation whose grant-making...

R.C. Durr was legend in his own time; now his legacy lives on through foundation's work

By Judy Clabes KyForward editor   Robert Charles Durr – best known to his friends as “R.C.” – was a local legend in his own time. An affable gentleman, born in Kenton County’s Atwood community in 1919, he was a true “self-made” man who never forgot his modest roots.   Today, the legend has become a legacy – a $70-million-plus (and growing) private foundation whose grant-making...