Category Archives: Obituaries

Maudie Lawson, 1955-2010

Maudie A. Lawson, news librarian at the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader, has passed away from colon cancer at the age of 55. She once worked as an obituary writer, and took the unique opportunity to write her own obit. She asked … Continue reading

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Obituary for Liz

A nicely written obituary for Liz has been published on The Miami Herald Web site at http://www.miamiherald.com/news/obituaries/story/807999.html

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Liz Donovan

Liz Donovan started this blog in May 2003. It seemed appropriate to post here the message about her death that has been shared today on NewsLib and NICAR-L from Megan Waters at The Miami Herald. From: Waters, Megan To: The … Continue reading

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Former news librarian Tom Barensfeld, librarian of the Cleveland Press

Former news librarian: This forwarded by Jim Hunter: Colleagues- I wanted to note the passing of Tom Barensfeld, librarian of the Cleveland Press. The elegant Plain Dealer obituary speaks for itself. Tom was was a close associate of Rose Vormelker … Continue reading

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Another newsroom blog and Missing colleague

Another newsroom blog: Bill Lucey is a researcher at the Sun-Sentinel. He had one of the first news research Weblogs a few years ago. He stopped it 2 years ago, but now has a new blog, of news chronologies. The … Continue reading

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