- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 6, 2005

CHICAGO (AP) — Allan Gray, who spent more than three decades as a reporter and editor at the Chicago Tribune, died Sept. 2, just weeks after being diagnosed with lung cancer. He was 62.

Mr. Gray died at Edward Hospital in Naperville, the paper said.

Mr. Gray was born and raised on Chicago’s Southwest Side. As a boy, he was a newspaper carrier for the Tribune and became a copy clerk at age 16. Later, he got a job as a reporter at Chicago’s City News Bureau.

He studied history at Loyola University and joined the Tribune as a reporter in 1964.

He worked as a copy editor, night supervisor on the national desk and assistant bureau chief in the Tribune’s DuPage County office. In 1987, he won the Tribune’s Outstanding Professional Performance Award.

He retired in 1999 after having a heart attack.


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