Obituaries

Bob White, one of the founders of the Canadian Auto Workers, died at the age of 81. Michigan dealer Dick Huvaere died at the age of 72.

 

Bob White, founder of the Canadian Auto Workers, dies at 81

Bob White became the first president of the CAW after he and assistants Buzz Hargrove and Bob Nickerson successfully managed to break away from the UAW in 1985.

Baker 'put Land Rover on the map'

Bill Baker, the legendary PR man who played a key role in Land Rover's successful return to the U.S. in 1986, died Thursday, Feb. 16, at his home near Laguna Niguel, Calif. He was 72.

Metro Detroit auto dealer Jack Demmer dies at 93

Longtime metro Detroit auto dealer John E. "Jack" Demmer died Tuesday after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 93.

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