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  • Obituary: Former UC Press Editorial Director Sheila Levine, 65

    Sheila Levine, associate director and editorial director of the University of California Press until her retirement in 2011, died September 21 after a long struggle with ovarian cancer.

  • Obituary: George Blagowidow, Hippocrene Books Founder

    George Blagowidow, founder of Hippocrene Books, died on September 18. He was 90.

  • Obituary: Former 'PW' Correspondent Herbert Lottman

    Herbert Lottman, historian of French intellectual life and the longtime European correspondent for 'Publishers Weekly,' died August 27 in Paris. He was 87.

  • Obituary: Audiobook Producer Bob Deyan

    Bob Deyan, founder of Deyan Audio Services, passed away on August 19 at the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, Calif. due to complications of ALS.

  • Obituary: Frederick Ruffner, Founder of Gale Research, 88

    Frederick Gale Ruffner Jr., who founded the Gale Research Co., passed away on August 12 at the age of 88, following a long illness.

  • Obituary: Editor Stanley Hochman, 89

    Stanley Hochman, editor of reference, and a translator of European literature and nonfiction, died at home of natural causes on August 10.

  • Obituary: L.A. Meyer

    L.A. (Louis) Meyer, creator of the swashbuckling Bloody Jack adventure series starring intrepid Mary "Jacky" Faber, died on July 29 in Ellsworth, Maine, of complications from Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 71.

  • Obituary: Publishing Exec Malcolm Magruder, 89

    Malcolm Magruder was William Morrow and Company's director of sales for nearly 10 years and the Southeastern rep for 12 years until his retirement in 1990.

  • Obituary: Editor Jerry Gross, 81

    Jerry Gross, co-founder of the Independent Editors Group, died in Santa Monica, Calif. on July 6.

  • Obituary: Helen Ditlow

    Helen Ditlow, who with her husband Anthony launched Listening Library in 1955, died June 26 at age 92.

  • Obituary: Walter Dean Myers

    Walter Dean Myers, the award-winning children's author best known for his many novels that portray the often difficult life experiences of young African-Americans, died on July 1 following a brief illness. He was 76.

  • Obituary: Penguin's Maureen Donnelly, 59

    Longtime Penguin publicity director Maureen Donnelly passed away on June 30, after a brief battle with breast cancer.

  • Obituary: Paul Edward Kozlowski, 60

    Paul Edward Kozlowski, previously associate publisher of Other Press, passed away at the Hoboken University Medical Center on June 25. He was 60.

  • Obituary: Sales Rep Dan Skaggs, 64

  • Obituary: Alan Mirken

    Alan Mirken, who arranged the sale of the Crown Publishing Group to Random House in 1988 when he served as president of the company, died June 12 from heart problems.

  • Obituary: Helene Green

    Helene Green, v-p, business information and data operations at Simon & Schuster, died June 10 after a long illness.

  • Obituary: Helene Green

    Helene Green, v-p, business information and data operations at Simon & Schuster, died June 10 after a long illness.

  • Obituary: Eric Hill

    Eric Hill, author of "Where's Spot?," died on June 6 at age 86.

  • Obituary: Frances Foster

    Frances Foster, editor of numerous award-winning authors and illustrators, died on Sunday, June 8.

  • Obituary: Publisher Colin Jones, 76

    Scholarly and academic publisher Colin Jones passed away on March 1, after a bout with Alzheimer's Disease. He was 76.

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