DOUGLAS E. KNEELAND

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:16 p.m.

LINCOLN – Douglas Kneeland, 78, lost his battle with cancer Dec. 15, 2007. He was born July 27, 1929, in Lincoln, and retired to Lincoln in 1993, after a longtime career in journalism with the New York Times and Chicago Tribune. He will be remembered at a memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Relatives and friends are invited to join family members for this celebration of Doug’s life and for a reception immediately after the service. Journalism scholarships are being established in Doug’s memory at Mattanawcook Academy, Lincoln, and at the University of Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Mattanawcook Academy, Guidance Office, 33 Reed Drive, Lincoln, ME 04457 or University of Maine Foundation, 2 Alumni Place, Buchanan Alumni House, Orono, ME 04469 or a charity of your choice.

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