Tuesday, August 19, 2014

RIP: Dan Lynch

Sad news from Fort Wayne that former Journal Gazette editorial cartoonist Dan Lynch has died.

Dan was on staff when I got there and was genuinely a fun guy to work with. He trundled off to Kansas City for a stint and Steve Sack, now in Minneapolis, took his spot for a bit.

But Dan returned to the Fort Wayne fold, poking fun at the city and its pols (which is kind of like shooting fish in a barrel), until a stroke sidelined him in 2001. I always liked his clean and to the point style.
I hope I still have in my files a couple of Dan's drawings that he graciously shared. Dan and his work will be missed.

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