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This 1998 editorial cartoon, "Who's Who in Waterbed," described the key players then threatening President Clinton's hold on the Oval Office.

Dan Lynch, longtime JG cartoonist, dies at 67

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Dan Lynch, an award-winning editorial cartoonist who worked at The Journal Gazette for more than 20 years, died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 67.

Lynch was born in Fort Wayne, but was a graduate of Bishop Noll High School in Hammond. He attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Lynch joined The Journal Gazette in 1975, left to move to the Kansas City Star and returned to The JG in 1981. He retired in 2001.

His work was syndicated and appeared in Time and Newsweek magazines, as well as in newspapers around the country.

Lynch served as director of the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society and maintained an interest in trains throughout his life.

Survivors include a son, Kelly, of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Anna, of Mainz, Germany; his former spouse, Janet of Spencerville; his biological mother, Theodora Jean Boyer; four half-brothers, Keith Winters, Steven Winters, Jim Winters and Don Winters; and a half-sister, Donna Lee McCrea.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Carnahan-Baidinger & Walter Funeral Home, Spencerville, with calling an hour before services. Memorials to Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society Inc., P.O. Box 11017, Fort Wayne, IN 46855 or at fortwaynerailroad.org.

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