Remembering wit, wisdom of Morley Ballantine

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Remembering wit, wisdom of Morley Ballantine


Judith Reynolds drew this caricature in 2004 of Morley Ballantine, former chairman and editor of The Durango Herald. It was to celebrate Ballantine’s 80th birthday. She died Saturday at the age of 84. Reynolds and Ballantine had a friendship that lasted nearly 15 years, and started when Ballantine hired Reynolds to be the Herald’s first editorial cartoonist.

Remembering wit, wisdom of Morley Ballantine


Judith Reynolds drew this caricature in 2004 of Morley Ballantine, former chairman and editor of The Durango Herald. It was to celebrate Ballantine’s 80th birthday. She died Saturday at the age of 84. Reynolds and Ballantine had a friendship that lasted nearly 15 years, and started when Ballantine hired Reynolds to be the Herald’s first editorial cartoonist.

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