Ray Dick Dies; Editor at Washington Star; September 21, 1999

Raymond G. Dick, 73, a former editor with the now-defunct Washington Star and editor of Nation's Cities Weekly, died after a long illness Sept. 21 in Austin, Texas.
Mr. Dick was a native of Lawrence, Mass. He spent most of his professional career as a journalist in Washington. He joined the Washington Evening Star in 1967 as a copy editor and over the next 10 years, he served as copy-desk chief, assistant news editor and assistant managing editor.
He was active in the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild, serving as president in 1969.

Longtime Court journalist David Pike dies; November 5, 2007

David Pike, who covered the Supreme Court for 11 years for the Los Angeles Daily Journal, died Monday night at his home in Washington, D.C., after suffering a heart attack. He was 68 years old. Pike had spent much of his career as a courthouse journalist, covering the U.S. District Court and the D.C. Circuit Court for the Washington Star.  He later covered legal news for the National Law Journal, and was the first first-time journalist at the Supreme Court for the Los Angeles Daily Journal.  He retired at the end of 2004, and was succeeded on the “beat” by Brent Kendall.