Phil Kelley - November 2007

Former Star Head Copy Aide Phillip Kelley(an Institution while he was there!) has died. I do not recall when that happened, but I do know that there will be a funeral service for him in the Arlington Cemetery Columbarium on November 14. Phil served in the Army in Korea.

Dana R. Bullen - June 25, 2007

Dana R. Bullen, 75, foreign editor of The Washington Star when it closed in 1981 and then executive director of the World Press Freedom Committee for 15 years, died June 25, 2007, of cancer at his home in Alexandria.

Ann Cline - Journalist May 10, 2007

Ann Cline, 87, a reporter and editor at the old Washington Star and one of the first women to work in its newsroom, died of congestive heart disease May 10 at Collingswood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rockville. In 38 years at the Star, Ms. Cline rose from copy girl to deputy editor of the Washington Life section. She also worked for two years as a sportswriter during World War II.

Cody Pfanstiehl - 90; Enthusiastic Spokesman of D.C. Transit Authority - February 1, 2007

He became publicity manager of WTOP radio, then public relations manager of the old Washington Evening Star newspaper. He led publicity for the Community Chest charity before it became the United Way.