Obituaries

Paul Payne | The Press Democrat | 5/5/2015
Carl Jensen, a retired Sonoma State University sociology professor and media watchdog who founded a nonprofit group that publishes stories it claims are under reported or ignored by mainstream media, has died. He was 85.
Ginger Adams Otis | Daily News | 4/20/2015
Dan Farrell, the Daily News’ photographer who captured the heart-rending and iconic image of a young John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting his father’s coffin, has died. He was 84.
Staff Reports | The News-Ledger | 4/14/2015
Steven Keith Marschke, editor and publisher of the New-Ledger died April 8, 2015 after a short illness.
Dennis Hevesi | New York Times | 4/9/2015
David A. Laventhol, a former publisher of the Los Angeles Times and Newsday  died on Wednesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 81.
Bradley Zint | Daily Pilot | 4/7/2015
Charles H. "Chuck" Loos, a former Daily Pilot managing editor highly regarded for his years of mentoring generations of young Orange County journalists, died last week.
Sam Whiting | San Francisco Chronicle | 3/31/2015
Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of The San Francisco Chronicle’s founding family to run the 150-year-old newspaper died Thursday morning at age 95.
Michael D. Sorkin | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | 3/31/2015
Joseph Pulitzer IV, once an heir to the Pulitzer newspaper empire, has died at age 65.
| 3/30/2015
Margaret Ann Boatright, former president of Wieck, the Dallas-based software development and content management firm, and a longtime executive with United Press International, died March 25.
Alia Malik | San Antonio Express-News | 3/27/2015
John Means, who finished a long journalism career as a copy editor at the San Antonio Express-News, died Saturday at his home in Schertz after a heart attack.
Staff Reports | The Washington Post | 3/26/2015
Charles S. Rowe, the former editor and co-publisher of the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star newspaper, died March 13 at a hospital in Vero Beach, Fla. He was 89.
| 3/19/2015
William Burriss Irvine II died peacefully surrounded by his family on March 12, 2015 at the age of 89. 
Staff Reports | GoErie.com | 3/11/2015
Edward M. Mead, a longtime newspaperman and executive at the Times Publishing Company, died this morning. He was 88 years old.
Dennis Hevesi | The New York Times | 3/11/2015
Claude Sitton died on Tuesday in Atlanta. He was 89.