Obituary: Eric Gill, Fallen Culture Warrior

The picture is of Eric Gill, artist and inventor, standing in front of the old adobe house he had been trying to rebuild for many years. He is survived by his children Shawn Gill,  Dale Gill, Heather Gill and 5 grandchildren. He is also survived by his father  Joe Gill and sister  Mary Smith, ex …

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Obituary: Hardy Grant, sculptor, dies at 77

Picture of Hardy Grant

Hardy Ray Grant, 77, best known in Tucson as sculptor of the John F. Kennedy bust which he donated to the city of Tucson in 1964, died of heart failure June 26, 2015. Hardy was born in Texas but grew up in California with his mother after his parents divorced. His artistic abilities were noted …

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Occupy Tucson Activist Billy Lolos Dies

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Billy Lolos, a key activist of Occupy Tucson since its earliest days, has died aged 61 after a short but valiant battle against liver cancer. Billy spearheaded Occupy’s protests on issues revolving around home mortgages and banks and was noted for adding both clarity and color to the Mayor and Council Meetings …

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