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H. Edward Hunsburger, died Monday, November 28, 2011, at Mountain View Regional Medical Center where he received excellent care for a head injury in the ICU, which was appreciated by his family. Born in Buffalo, New York, February 20, 1947, he graduated from high school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with honors, travelled through Europe, and returned to Fort Lauderdale to attend art school. Moving to Manhattan, he was a researcher at Esquire Magazine, on the Board of Mystery Writers of America, and worked at various different jobs while writing novels. He published several books, including a book in the Nick Carter series, Crossfire, and Death Signs as well as short fiction that has appeared in Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. He married his former wide at St. Patrick's Cathedral in NYC and his daughter was born in New York City, which was one of the proudest moments of his life. The family then lived one year in Saratoga Springs, NY, before moving to Minneapolis, MN where he helped raise his daughter with art, cooking, reading and never missing a softball game. He moved to Las Cruces in 2002 while his daughter was volunteering in Las Cruces. He had been active at the Brannigan Cultural Center, Museum of Art, and the Railroad Museum. He was preceded in death by his parents and Virginia Whiting, who loved him as a son. He is survived by his daughter. He will be missed by friends who genuinely liked him and admired his intellect. A memorial celebration of his life will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Sunset Crematory 300 E. Boutz Road, Las Cruces. 527-2222. For online condolences logon to
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Dec. 11, 2011
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