U-M professor emeritus Edgar E. Willis, 100, remembered as broadcast pioneer

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Edgar E. Willis may have been known to the public as a broadcasting pioneer, but to his three children Andrea, Richard and Franklin, he was simply known as dad.

“He was a wonderful family man. We did everything together,” Franklin said.

Willis, 100, who taught at the University of Michigan for more than 30 years as a communications professor, died on Saturday, Jan. 25 following a severe stroke he suffered just a few days before his death.

Read the rest of my article at [The Ann Arbor News].


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