Death of Andrew Viglucci

January 7, 2012
Albany, New York

Ex-San Juan Star editor dies
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The Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Andrew Viglucci, the longtime editor of Puerto Rico's San Juan Star and an early colleague of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist William Kennedy, has died. He was 84.

Viglucci died Saturday from complications of Alzheimer's disease, an upstate New York funeral home said.

Viglucci graduated from Albany High School, served in the Navy during World War II and earned a degree from Clark University. In the late 1950s, he and Kennedy, a friend...

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