Earl McArthur, known to friends as Clare, was born in Harbor Beach,
Michigan in 1927. Clare relocated the family to Aurora, Ohio in 1965 to
move closer to the off loading docks of the Great Lakes ore ships.
He is the father of five children, thirteen grandchildren, and fourteen
Clare is a navy veteran and avid golfer. He resides in Florida with
his wife of sixty years, Helen Judy (Hopson) McArthur..Clare built a career
on the Great Lakes as Ship's Pilot and Captain. Now retired, he spends most
mornings on the golf course or with family and friends and relaxes by
watching football or baseball on television.