John Quinn, a founding editor at USA Today, dies at age 91

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A founding editor at USA Today has died in Rhode Island at age 91.

John Quinn’s family says he died Tuesday of natural causes at Roberts Health Center. Quinn is survived by two adult children.

Quinn was a Rhode Island native. He began his career as a copy boy at The Providence Journal-Bulletin while he studied at Providence College. He worked his way up to managing editor before leaving to join Gannett in 1966.

USA Today was started in 1982. Quinn served as...

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