PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Don Clark, the president of the Juniata County Agricultural Society for the last 10 years, died Sunday after a battle with cancer at the age of 73.
The news was revealed in a post on Port Royal Speedway’s official Facebook page Sunday evening.
As president of the Juniata Country Agricultural Society, Clark was an avid supporter of Port Royal Speedway, which is located on the grounds of the Juniata County Fair. Clark worked to make sure Port Royal Speedway and the Juniata County Fair remained updated, safe and enjoyable for spectators.
Clark was responsible for creating an all-volunteer Board of Directors and appointed current Port Royal Speedway promoter Steve O’Neal, who is charge of racing activities at Port Royal Speedway along with the Port Royal Speedway Promotions team.
Clark delivered the invocation during opening ceremonies prior to each event at Port Royal Speedway. He was recognized as the Fair Person of the Year in 2016.