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Braithwaite Dies at 63

Wed, Mar. 6, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Hugh BrathwaiteHugh Braithwaite, founder of Braithwaite Communications in Philadelphia, died Feb. 28. He was 63.

Horowitz Dies at 93

Fri, Feb. 23, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Alfred HorowitzAlfred Horowitz, who was a PR counselor, educator, businessman and philanthropist, died February 14 of natural causes. He was 93.

Ginger Reeder Dies at 64

Mon, Jan. 15, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Ginger ReederGinger Reeder, the former VP-corporate communications at Neiman Marcus, died Jan. 9. She was 64.

LLYC Founder Llorente Dies at 63

Tue, Jan. 2, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Jose Antonio LlorenteJosé Antonio Llorente, founding partner and executive chairman of Spain’s LLYC, died from cancer on Jan. 1. He was 63.

Bob Dorf Dies at 74

Tue, Dec. 12, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Bob DorfBob Dorf, who founded his own firm and then ran Dorf & Stanton with Alex Stanton, died Dec. 2. He was 74.

Mark Weiner Dies at 68

Mon, Dec. 11, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Mark WeinerMark Weiner, research guru and a leader in PR measurement, died on Dec. 10. He was 68.

Joe Epley Dies at 85

Tue, Nov. 14, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Joe EpleyJoe Epley, who built his firm into one of the largest PR shops in the southeast and was president of PRSA, died Nov. 5. He was 85.


Travel PR Legend Morris Silver Dies

Mon, Oct. 23, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Morrs SilverTravel PR legend Morris Silver, who founded M. Silver Assocs. with his wife Virginia Sheridan, died Sept. 24.

Tabloid Star Hoge Dies at 87

Wed, Sep. 20, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

James HogeJames Hoge, who was editor of the Chicago Sun-Times and New York Daily News, died on Sept. 19. He was 87.

PR Legend Bob Cohn Dies at 88

Mon, Jul. 10, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Bob CohnLegendary PR man Bob Cohn, who launched Cohn & Wolfe with Norman Wolfe in 1971, died in Tuscaloosa on July 4. He was 88.

Sandy Werth Dies at 73

Thu, Jun. 22, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Sandy WerthSandra Werth Harbrecht Ratchford, who was CEO of Paul Werth Associates, died June 18 after a battle with cancer. She was 73.

Celeb PR Pro Howard Bragman Dies at 66

Mon, Feb. 13, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Howard BragmanHoward Bragman, a top Los Angeles celebrity rep and crisis counselor, died on Feb. 11 from acute monocytic leukemia. He was 66.

Pan Am’s Kriendler Dies at 76

Mon, Sep. 19, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Jeffrey KriendlerJeff Kriendler, the public voice of Pan American World Airlines during its last turbulent ten years of existence, died Sept. 3 after suffering from several serious illnesses over the years. He was 76.

WordHampton’s Haweeli Dies at 68

Tue, Aug. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Steve HaweeliSteve Haweeli, founder and president of WordHampton Public Relations, died August 23 from complications of COVID-19. He was 68.