Lymon S. Ford, 89, the third national executive director...


October 09, 1998

Lymon S. Ford, 89, the third national executive director of what became United Way of America, died Monday in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was national executive director of United Community Funds and Councils of America from 1960 to 1970.

Spencer Taylor, 60, an artist known for his mural at Lambert Airport in St. Louis that celebrates the contributions of blacks to aviation, died Tuesday in Spanish Lake, Mo. The cause of death was unavailable. He and his assistant completed the 51-foot-long mural at the airport in August 1991.

Pub Date: 10/09/98

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