(PRWEB) November 25, 2006
To mark the passing of Gerald M. Boyd, Legacy.com has created a Guest Book where friends, family members and admirers can offer their condolences.
The Guest Book for Gerald M. Boyd, who became the first black managing editor of The New York Times and was forced to resign two years later amid a reporter's plagiarism scandal, is available at http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?ID=GB20023099, and through the obituary sections of Legacy.com's 300 newspaper affiliates.
Legacy.com (http://www.legacy.com) posted Guest Books for almost 1 million Americans last year, including well known figures such as Rosa Parks, whose Guest Book drew notes from more than 45,000 admirers.
Others who have been honored through Legacy.com Guest Books include:
Soul singer Wilson Pickett
Country legend Johnny Cash
President Ronald Reagan
Hall of Fame outfielder Kirby Puckett
Pope John Paul II
Civil War historian Shelby Foote
R&B legend Luther Vandross
Described by CBSMarketWatch as the "granddaddy" of online obituary companies, Legacy.com powers obituary sections for 300 U.S. newspapers, providing monitored Guest Books, archive services, and other features for one in two people who die in the United States. Investors include Tribune Company.
Contact: Media relations, media @ legacy.com or 888.397.9494