Harold C. Shaug, Jr. (1933- ) (San Simeon)
Artist who grew up in San Simeon in the 1930s and 1940s.
“When a heavily laden truck hit Harold C. Shaug Jr. two years ago, slamming him into a concrete wall and nearly crushing his head, it seemed unlikely that the Falls Church artist would survive, much less paint again. After numerous operations to restore most of his sight and hearing and to rebuild his facial bones, Shaug was able to return to his home and the care of his wife, Pat. ‘Funnily enough,’ Shaug said, ‘the night before the accident I had bought art materials because I had decided to take up painting again.’
Four months later, still convalescing at home, Shaug began to pain
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