Cleary, Bill


Soulful and articulate writer-editor-photographer from Ventura, California; coauthor of 1963's Surfing Guide to Southern California, and the mid-'60s editor of Surf Guide magazine. "He swung the door wide open to a world of surfing," writer Jeff Duclos said of Cleary, "and made it fully accessible for all who cared to dream and follow." Cleary was born (1938) in Los Angeles, raised near Pasadena,...

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