Category Archives: Obituaries

In memory of Dana Gordon, husband and friends walk in fundraiser for EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women

Hi Everyone, As you know, our friend and colleague Dana Gordon died at age 50 in March after a short fight with uterine cancer. Her husband and friends are fundraising for the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women, which raises money … Continue reading

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Dana Gordon 1961-2012

On Thursday morning Debra Bade shared with us on NewsLib some very shocking and somber news about one of our colleagues, Dana Gordon.  Below is Debra’s post and some expressions of sympathy about the loss of a valued member of … Continue reading

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The Semonche Files aid in recreating a memorial page for Joe Wright, former Miami News research director

Tonight as I was adding categories and tags to the old NewsliBlog postings, I came across one that had a link to a page Barbara Semonche had created in memory of Joe Wright, former research director at the Miami News.  … Continue reading

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Obit from The Buffalo News: Harvey Elsaesser, retired News librarian, organist

This is an obit for Harvey Elsaesser, a former news librarian for The Buffalo News. The obituary said he worked in the library for 44 years, starting in 1944 and retiring in 1988. He was also an organist who played … Continue reading

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Obituaries for news librarians and researchers

On Thursday morning, after reading the obit of Harvey Elsaesser, former news librarian at The Buffalo News, I decided to create a tag on the historical site to collect obituaries of news librarians and researchers. I also added one for … Continue reading

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Obit for Maudie A. Lawson, former news librarian at the Springfield News-Leader

Maudie A. Lawson, former news librarian at the Springfield News-Leader, died in December 2010.  She passed away from a terminal illness.  She said since she had been a obituary writer at one point in her career, she chose to write … Continue reading

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