DEWITT "Dick" SLAY (Age 80) Of Haig Point, SC, died peacefully, Thursday, April 30, 2009, at his home on Daufuskie Island, SC, after a long battle with small cell lung cancer. Dick graduated from the University of Maryland in 1950 and then worked for almost 29 years at the Washington Star in Washington DC.
Thomas Love, 75, a retired reporter and editor with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the old Washington Star, died April 28 at his home in McLean of cancer. Mr. Love came to the Washington area in 1964 to work for a chain of weekly newspapers in Northern Virginia. He later became a columnist and city editor for the Northern Virginia Sun.