Duane McKenna – RIP

Art director and cartoonist Duane McKenna has passed away.

Duane Alton McKenna
August 20, 1922 – July 1, 2020

From the obituary:

Born 97 years ago in Sioux Falls, SD, he served in the Army Air Force from 1943-46 before graduating from the University of South Dakota with an art degree. Upon moving to Washington, D.C. he was an award-winning illustrator for the Dept. of Navy, art director for a national TV and radio magazine, and faculty member of the USDA grad school. In 1956 he joined the art department of U.S. News and World Report, retiring in 1984 as Assoc. Art Director.


More from the obit:

As a resident of Asbury Methodist Village, (2005-19) he penned a monthly cartoon “Mac and Zil” for the Village Life paper.