Richard R. Haynes, retired deputy business editor at The Buffalo News, died Feb. 20 at the age of 72 from cancer, reports Dale Anderson of the News.
Anderson reports, “For many years, he was responsible for the layout of the newspaper’s financial pages and was instrumental in producing the annual Prospectus business review.
“He also oversaw Your Money, a weekly section that focused on personal finance, which debuted in 1984. On its 10th anniversary, he showed his whimsical side as he wrote: ‘The business staff loves this section, affectionately known in-house as YoMo. It’s our chance to crawl out from our usual dank incarceration between the sports pages and the classified ads, and feel sunshine on our faces as a section front.
“Over the years, we’ve stuck to a few central themes that aren’t much different from all the stuff you couldn’t stand hearing years ago from your mom.”
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