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Obituaries

May 1, 2014

Harry Holloway

NORMAN — Harry Holloway, resident of Ponca City, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014. He was 88.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Primrose Funeral Service in Norman.

Harry was born Aug. 25 1925. He grew up in Seattle, rowing on Puget Sound and fishing for salmon. He attended college at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., as well as the London School of Economics in London.

He earned his Ph.D in political science, working as an emeritus professor at the University of Oklahoma for a career of some 30 years. His book “Bad Times for Good Ole Boys” earned critical acclaim in the early ’90s for covering the county commissioner scandal in the 1980s.

Harry loved the outdoors and could be seen bicycling daily to his office on campus as well as walking his dog.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda and her husband Micheal McAnally; two siblings, Diana and Scott; and two grandsons, Austin and Lucas Holloway.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Primrose Funeral Service, primrosefuneralservice.com.

Norman Transcript, Thursday, May 1, 2014

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