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Lynn Bruce G. Lynn, 96, of Columbus, Ohio, died March 31, 2013. He was born December 16, 1916 in Columbus to Harry and Anna Greiner Lynn. He graduated from North High School and The Ohio State University where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He was awarded a LL.B/JD degree from Harvard Law School in 1941. During WWII Mr. Lynn served as an FBI agent. He was a partner and head of the litigation practice at Bricker & Eckler LLP from 1972 until he retired in 1981, after which he remained as a senior counselor. He was a former partner at the law firm of Porter, Stanley, Treffinger and Platt. He served as president of the Columbus Bar Association and was the recipient of the Columbus Bar Association Service Medal. He was a member of the Executive Committee and Council of Delegates of the Ohio State Bar, and a member of the American Bar Association. He was a regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Lynn was a member of First Community Church and served as a member of the Governing Board, FC Foundation Board and other church committees. He sang in the choir for many years. He joined Vaud Villites in 1954 and served as its president. He sang with The Buzz Saws barbershop quartet and was one of the founding members of The Singing Buckeyes barbershop chorus. He was an accomplished photographer and his photos are exhibited throughout the city. He was the author of several photographic books on the Caribbean. His photos appeared in The New York Times, Yachting, Bon Appetit, Motorboating, and Sailing magazines and his photos were used on postage stamps by the governments of St. Vincent and Grenada. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Cornelia (Evans) Lynn, and their son, Bruce G. Lynn, Jr. He is survived by his children, Connie (Jake) Moelk of Carmel, IN; Anne (Jeff) Schofield of Colorado Springs, CO; and Douglas E. Lynn of Columbus; and grandchildren, Bruce (Nancy) Moelk, Anne Moelk, Mark (Teresa) Schofield, Dan (Alice) Schofield, Marlo Lynn, Barry (Jamie) Lynn, and Patty Lynn and nine great-grandchildren. A memorial celebration will be held at First Community Church on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to First Community Foundation, 1320 Cambridge Blvd., Columbus OH 43212. Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, (614) 457-5481.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 2, 2013
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