Family and friends are mourning the death of former Utah journalism professor.
William Claude Porter died this week in his Orem home at the age of 72.
During his career, Porter worked as a newspaper reporter in both California and Utah. He also taught journalism at Weber State College and then at Brigham Young University.
Porter retired in 2000.
His funeral is at 10 a.m. Friday at the Cherry Hill 3rd Ward Chapel in Orem.