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Notable Deaths ’12

Dr. Charles Augustus
Jan. 26, 2012
Filed the lawsuit, Augustus v. School Board of Escambia County, on behalf of his 6-year-old daughter, laying the groundwork for the 1969 desegregation order that integrated the school system.

Warren Briggs
Oct.  1, 2012
Well-known civic leader who served in the Florida House of Representatives (‘66-‘68), was Mayor of Pensacola (‘77-‘78), served as President of Baptist Healthcare Foundation (‘75-‘89) and later named President Emeritus.

Larry Butler
Jan. 20, 2012
A musician, songwriter and award-winning music producer who earned over 100 gold and platinum record awards, winning Grammy Awards in 1975 and 1979.

Joe Crona
Feb. 23, 2012
Member of the first FSU football team in 1947, CEO/President of Sun Bank until March 1994, past president of Pensacola Country Club and Fiesta of Five Flags, honored as Don Tristan DeLuna in 1989.

Pat Groner
Dec. 14, 2012
The first CEO of Baptist Health Care, inducted into the Health Care Hall of Fame by the American College of Healthcare Executives in 2008.

Dr. William “Bill” Lewis Maloy, Sr.
Sept. 9, 2012
Assistant Dean of the FSU College of Education, served as Education Advisor to Gov. Claude Kirk and Gov. Reuben Askew, Senior Civilian Advisor to the Chief of Naval Education and Training and elected Escambia County Superintendent of Schools in 1992.