Wednesday, 31 May 2006 10:00

Carolyn Mullins Rack passes away

Written by Autobody News staff
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Just weeks after the death of her husband Phil Rack, the collision industry's "Mama Bear" newspaper publisher, Carolyn Mullins Rack, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2006. 

Carolyn and Phil Rack had been honored by the CCRE and the Independent Glass Association for their unselfish dedication to the collision and auto glass industries throughout the years. They were staunch advocates for the independent auto body and auto glass shops.

They had officially retired in June of 2005 because of health problems.

A professional teacher of technical writing, Carolyn taught many how to write clearly with her book, "A Guide to Writing and Publishing in the Behavioral Sciences" (1977). She wrote many books on a variety of subjects. Carolyn Mullins Rack, was closely involved with her husband Dr. Nicholas Mullins' work at Harvard and while he was writing theory groups.

Rack remarried after Nick's untimely death and continued in the writing game, working with her husband Phil in Columbus, Ohio, as editor/publisher of Beyond Parts and Equipment, a collision industry publication.

Rack was the loving mother of Nancy Mullins, Nick Mullins and Robert Mullins and grandmother of Morgan Mullins, Creed Mullins, and Hunter Mullins.