Harold R. Malinowsky

Harold R. Malinowsky

Harold R. Malinowsky died peacefully August 16, 2014 at home in Kansas. His partner, Charles W. Crumet was .0at his side.

He was born December 7, 1933 in Trego County, KS. He served two years in the United States Army.

He attended the University of Kansas, and the University of Denver.

He was Associate Dean working in Watson Library at KU for many years. He spent twenty years as a tenured professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago campus. He worked on building the library collection including hard copy and electronic publications.

He was a published author. He taught library science at the University of Milwaukee. He was a long-time member of Special Libraries Association, serving a term as president. He was also involved with American Libraries Association, attending many conferences, and serving on many committees. Loving his job he did not retire until the age seventy-one. He fought multiple health issues. Our world lost a kind and gentle soul.

He is survived by his partner, Charlie his son, Sam and wife, Cindy of Manhattan, KS, four grandchildren, one great grandson, and one adopted grandson, (little one).

A celebration of life will be held in Illinois at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.

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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Aug. 20, 2014