Former Newspaper Editor Gordon Abbott Jr. Dies at 85
Posted: 4/29/2013 | By: Jonathan Phelps | Salem News
Gordon Abbott Jr. was endlessly curious.
That’s what led him to
leave business school after a year to become a reporter at the
Gloucester Daily Times in 1956 and eventually become the editor of that
paper and the Beverly Times.
“He loved journalism,” said his son, Chris. “He wanted to be enmeshed with the people and places of Cape Ann.”
of Manchester-by-the-Sea, died last week from complications of prostate
cancer after being diagnosed five years ago. He was 85.