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OBIT: Fess Parker, 85, TV's 'Davy Crockett' and 'Daniel Boone'

Published 03/18/2010

Fess Parker, a baby-boomer idol in the 1950s who launched a craze for coonskin caps as television's Davy Crockett, then later became the medium's Daniel Boone, died today of natural causes. He was 85.

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