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Trooper from Rockwell painting dies

Clemens, 83, lived in Clifton Park

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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Richard Clemens Jr. was doing more than just acting when he modeled for Norman Rockwell’s iconic painting “The Runaway” in 1958. To hear his friends and family tell it, he lived the life of the helpful state trooper who set aside his own life to reach out to others....

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