Eugene Birch Willey Jr.

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Eugene Birch Willey Jr. Eugene Birch Willey, a former downtown merchant who loved fishing and Fort Lauderdale, died Tuesday at age 88. Willey, known to everyone as “Birch,” owned the Hobby House camera and photo equipment shop, long before iPhones made cameras ubiquitous. He developed film for customers before the digital age, and gave out extra flash cubes to his daughters’ friends. A great-nephew of Hugh Taylor Birch — the Broward pioneer and owner of the land that’s now Hugh Taylor Birch S…

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