Tag Archives: Obituary

Dick J. Reavis :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70

Charlie, who was well-known around the UT campus in late-’60s Austin, ‘was a lefty, but always a heretic.’ By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2015 Charlie Saulsberry, 70, a familiar figure on the UT-Austin campus … finish reading Dick J. Reavis :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70

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Mariann G. Wizard :
Richard Lee, 1940-2014: Farewell to an
enemy of the State

‘His life was tempered by his grasp of history, his sense of justice, and his refusal to conform.’ By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | March 10, 2015 In writing this remembrance, I had vital assistance from Robert … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
Richard Lee, 1940-2014: Farewell to an
enemy of the State

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METRO EVENT | Austin friends to celebrate
the life of John Muir

Event: John Muir’s Wake Place: Shoal Creek Saloon Address: 909 North Lamar Blvd., Austin When: Sunday, August 24, 2014 Hours: 4-6 p.m. AUSTIN — Friends of John H. Muir will gather at Shoal Creek Saloon on Sunday, August 24,  to … finish reading METRO EVENT | Austin friends to celebrate
the life of John Muir

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Alan Waldman :
All hail (Sid) Caesar!

Remembering the late, great Sid Caesar, who didn’t laugh at my jokes… By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 The wonderful Sid Caesar just died at age 92. What a tremendous talent! From 1951 through 1958 … finish reading Alan Waldman :
All hail (Sid) Caesar!

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Pete Seeger: A life that enriched ‘you and me’

The world has been diminished by his passing, just as it was enriched by his life. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2014 Several weeks ago, I began writing a column I intended to publish … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Pete Seeger: A life that enriched ‘you and me’

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Alice Embree and Phil Prim :
Remembering Judy Smith

Judith Hart Smith, 1944-2013 Judy Smith was the face of feminism at The Rag for many years. Judy Smith, who had a great and lasting impact on all who knew and worked with her, died November 6, 2013, in Missoula, … finish reading Alice Embree and Phil Prim :
Remembering Judy Smith

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