Writer Gail Sheehy, author of Passages, dies at 83
Sheehy, widow of New York magazine founder Clay Felker, died Monday of complications from pneumonia in Southampton, New York, according to her daughter, Maura Sheehy. She would continue with The Silent Passage (menopause), New Passages (life after 50), Understanding Mens Passages (a midlife resource for men) and Passages in Caregiving (caring for family members). Sheehy told her own story in the 2014 memoir Daring: My Passages.When not writing books, Sheehy was a popular lecturer and television commentator and a well-traveled journalist specializing in psychological portraits of public figures. For New York magazine, Vanity Fair and other publications, she interviewed everyone from Bill and Hillary Clinton to Margaret Thatcher to Mikhail Gorbachev. (Sheehy and Felker later adopted a girl, Momh).
Milton Glaser, designer of 'I Love NY' logo, dies at 91
NEW YORK Milton Glaser, the groundbreaking graphic designer who adorned Bob Dylans silhouette with psychedelic hair and summed up the feelings for his native New York with I (HEART) NY, died Friday, his 91st birthday. The cause was a stroke and Glaser had also had renal failure, his wife, Shirley Glaser, told The New York Times. He was the designer on the team that founded New York magazine with Clay Felker in the late 60s. It was a new use of the poster a giveaway that was supposed to encourage people to buy the album, Glaser told The New York Times in 2001. Glaser was born in 1929 in the Bronx and studied at New Yorks Cooper Union art school and in Italy.