John Holusha, a Writer for The Times, Dies at 67; August 26, 2010
The cause was a heart attack, his son, Terry, said.
Mr. Holusha joined The Times in 1979 as an editor on the business desk and was soon assigned to cover the automobile industry; from 1981 to 1988 he was a correspondent in the newspaper’s Detroit bureau, covering, among other subjects, Lee A. Iacocca, the Chrysler Corporation’s charismatic chairman; the United Automobile Workers; and the increasing consumer demand for smaller cars.
As a student, Mr. Holusha began writing for the campus newspaper, thereby sealing his professional fate. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia Universityand was on the staffs of The Star-Ledger of Newark and The Washington Star before joining The Times.
He was co-author of a book, “When It Hits the Fan: Managing the Nine Crises of Business” (Houghton Mifflin, 1986), with Gerald C. Meyers.
Full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/28/business/media/28holusha.html?scp=2&sq=john%20holusha&st=cse
Attribution: Margalit Fox - NY Times