Obituary: Tomie dePaola

Award-winning author-illustrator Tomie dePaola, widely known for his stylized folk-art illustrations and vast catalogue of popular picture books, died March 30 of complications from surgery following a fall. He was 85. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Obituary: Former Norton Executive v-p Victor Schmalzer, 73

Schmalzer, who served at Norton from 1974 to 2000, most recently as chief financial officer, died on January 12. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Reviewer and Editor, Ruth Coughlin, 71

Ruth Bridget Coughlin, former book editor at the 'Detroit News,' passed away on December 25 in Dover, N.J. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Robert San Souci

Children’s book author Robert San Souci, known for his retellings of folktales and myths, died suddenly on December 19 at his San Francisco home. He was 68. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Publishing Exec Donald W. Jones, 92

In 1996, the Association of American Publishers awarded Jones a lifetime achievement award for his work in the higher education publishing field. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Publishing Exec Pam Byers, 67

Pam McLucas Byers, a veteran publishing executive on both coasts, died on October 27 after a long illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Former Rowman & Littlefield Publisher Marcus Boggs, 66

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Obituary: B. Dalton's Kay Sexton, 91

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Obituary: Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Author Zilpha Keatley Snyder, who received three Newbery Honors for her middle-grade novels, including 'The Egypt Game,' has died. She was 87. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Stackpole President M. David Detweiler IV, 67

M. David Detweiler IV, president and chairman of the board of Stackpole, Inc., died on September 27 in Harrisburg, Penn. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Former UC Press Editorial Director Sheila Levine, 65

Sheila Levine, associate director and editorial director of the University of California Press until her retirement in 2011, died September 21 after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: George Blagowidow, Hippocrene Books Founder

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Obituary: Former 'PW' Correspondent Herbert Lottman

Herbert Lottman, historian of French intellectual life and the longtime European correspondent for 'Publishers Weekly,' died August 27 in Paris. He was 87. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Frederick Ruffner, Founder of Gale Research, 88

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Stanley Hochman, editor of reference, and a translator of European literature and nonfiction, died at home of natural causes on August 10. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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L.A. (Louis) Meyer, creator of the swashbuckling Bloody Jack adventure series starring intrepid Mary "Jacky" Farber, died on July 29 in Ellsworth, Maine, of complications from Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Malcolm Magruder was William Morrow and Company's director of sales for nearly 10 years and the Southeastern rep for 12 years until his retirement in 1990. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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