Local artist Ron Artis dies at age 61

NORTH SHORE (HawaiiNewsNow) - Ron Artis, a well-known local artist, has died.

His family tells us he passed away Tuesday night in his home on the North Shore from an apparent heart attack.

He's most recognized for his murals, including a moving one for surfer Andy Irons.

Artis is survived by his wife and their 11 children.

He was 61 years old.

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