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I'll have to look up the date and update this; I think it was 1989 that master rebuilder Dennis Scott brought the piano to his shop in Clovis for a complete overhaul. During this time, his wife Becky came down with cancer. She helped quite a bit in the meticulous restoration work, but did not live to see it completed. Her photo rests on the nearly completed Kanabe; Dennis (right) has since remarried and lives in Washington state. The piano was delivered back to the Wawona in 1991, possibly better than new, and certainly good for another 80 or 100 years.