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Obituaries

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Pulitzer-winning editor, Dave Mitchell, dies at 79

Jan 1, 2024

Mitchell, the publisher and editor of the Point Reyes (California) Light for 27 years, died in his Point Reyes Station home on Oct. 26. 

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J. Bradley ‘Brad’ Lowell, 1938-2023

Dec 1, 2023

J. Bradley “Brad” Lowell, former editor/publisher of the Blade-Empire, died September 1, 2023, at his home in Concordia, Kansas.

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Longtime Publisher G. Ogden Nutting dies at 87

Dec 1, 2023

G. Ogden Nutting, a prominent community and business leader who for more than a half-century served as publisher and general manager of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, died Aug. 25, 2023, ...

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John M. Terrill, 1948-2023

Oct 1, 2023

John M. Terrill, longtime editor of the Ladysmith News, died Friday, Aug. 11, at Marshfield Medical Center-Ladysmith, following a six-year battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He was 75.

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Matthew W. Paxton Jr., 1927–2023

Oct 1, 2023

Matthew W. Paxton Jr. died peacefully on Saturday, September 23 after a short illness at Kendal at Lexington. 

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Russell Lee Pierce, 1942-2023

Oct 1, 2023

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Russell Lee Pierce passed away at home in Falls Church, Virginia, surrounded by his family on August 18, 2023. He was 81. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carol Spivey Pierce, ...

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Celebrate and remember the lives of our late newspaper colleagues, 2022-2023

Sep 20, 2023

The necrology contains names and obituaries for NNA members who perished since our last Annual Convention & Trade Show, October 2022

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‘A whole lot of history’ dies with newspaper veteran Joan Meyer after police raid

Sep 1, 2023

When Bill Meyer retired around 2005, Joan Meyer continued to work. She became associate publisher, signed paychecks and continued to write Memories.

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Former newspaper owner Eileen Evans dies at 92

Sep 1, 2023

Eileen Mary Evans, who owned several newspapers with her husband, Alfred, died on Wednesday, July 26, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester.

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