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Subject: finding obit
Category: Reference, Education and News
Asked by: ziajojo-ga
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Posted: 12 Mar 2006 14:56 PST
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Question ID: 706478
Where can i find the obituary for a friend of mine who died sometime
in 2005, i believe, or 2004. His name is Alan Saloman and he lived in
nashville, tenn. i have no address. he was a journalist.
Subject: Re: finding obit
Answered By: juggler-ga on 12 Mar 2006 15:18 PST

Here you go:

"SALOMON, ALAN GORDON, 64, of Memphis, free-lance writer, died
Wednesday at Baptist Hospital East. Mr. Salomon was former publicity
director for the St. Louis Blues hockey team and for the former
Hartford Whalers hockey team. He was a graduate of the University of
Memphis and served in the Air Force Reserve. He was a member of Temple
Israel. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Temple
Israel. He leaves a son, David Gordon Salomon of Memphis, and a
sister, Emily Salomon Stasi of The Villages, Fla. Memorial
contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society or Temple
The Commercial Appeal. Memphis, Tenn.: Jul 22, 2004. pg. B.3,E&p_text_date-0=2004&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&xcal_useweights=no

Here are some other articles that mention Mr. Salomon and his writing:

search strategy:
"alan saloman"
"alan salomon" write
commercial appeal archives: "salomon alan"

I hope this is the gentleman whom you had in mind. If not, please
request clarification. Thanks.

Request for Answer Clarification by ziajojo-ga on 12 Mar 2006 15:23 PST
thank you.

so he died in july of 2004?

Request for Answer Clarification by ziajojo-ga on 12 Mar 2006 15:28 PST
nevermind the last question -- yes, that's when he died.

thanks again.

over and out.

Clarification of Answer by juggler-ga on 12 Mar 2006 15:28 PST
Yes, July 21, 2004. 

The Social Security Death Index lists the same date.
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