Montana: Death in a Small Town

Death in a Small Town

Terrence and Marie ("Babe") Duffy never missed an episode of Dallas, featuring their son Patrick as the newly revived character Bobby Ewing. "Usually Terry was working during the program," said Bobby Sutherlin, a close friend. "Babe would tape it so he could see it later." One wall of the Lounge, the Duffys' bar in Boulder, Mont. (pop. 1,500), was adorned with photographs of Patrick, 37, who left the former mining camp after high school to find fame on the top-rated nighttime soap.

Last week Patrick returned to Boulder to mourn his parents. The night before, Terrence, 66, and Babe, 63, were...

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