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In memoriam: 2012 remembrances in the PRSA community

December 26, 2012

Donald A. Perry, APR
Donald A. Perry, APR

Many influential and inspirational members of PRSA were lost in 2012. As the year draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to pause and remember some of the practitioners who graced us with their dedication to the profession, support of PRSA, unyielding professionalism and personality over the years.

Marty Campanello, APR, Fellow PRSA, longtime health care professional

Jay M. Jaffe, “the inventor of law firm marketing”

Charles W. Kenworthey, APR, Fellow PRSA, icon in the San Antonio PR community

Peter Morrissey, Boston agency executive, teacher

Lorna Norwood, APR, director of communications at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Donald A. Perry, APR, vice president of corporate public relations for Chick-fil-A

Holden Potter, 2012 Memphis Chapter president

Richelle "Rickie" Rosenberg, APR, Houston Chapter leader, agency owner

P. Lee Starkey, APR, Fellow PRSA, Hampton Roads Chapter leader, mentor, Army veteran

Gabriel Werba, APR, Fellow PRSA, longtime Detroit PR executive and Detroit Chapter member

If a member of your local public relations community passed away in 2012, then please send information to John Elsasser —


Lauri-Ellen Smith, APR says:

Thank you for this nice recognition of the passing of some of our colleagues and friends.

Dec. 27, 2012

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