August 12, 2022

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Patrick Smith is a 'Florida Icon'

Author, Merritt Island; age 85 Read more »
Published on 9/16/2013

Jerry Uelsmann is a 'Florida Icon'

Photographer, Gainesville, age 79 Read more »
Published on 8/6/2013

John L. Parker is a 'Florida Icon'

Runner/author, “Once a Runner,” Gainesville; age 66 Read more »
Published on 7/11/2013

C.C. 'Doc' Dockery is a 'Florida Icon'

Businessman, Lakeland, age 80 Read more »
Published on 5/29/2013

Toni Jennings is a 'Florida Icon'

Former lieutenant governor and legislator, chairman of Jack Jennings & Sons, Orlando; age 64 Read more »
Published on 5/7/2013

Dave Barry is a 'Florida Icon'

Humorist, Miami; age 65 Read more »
Published on 3/28/2013

Shaquille O'Neal is a 'Florida Icon'

(Former NBA player, TV basketball analyst, Orlando; age 41) Read more »
Published on 3/5/2013

Ruth Alexander is a Florida Icon

Created the women's athletics program at the University of Florida in 1972; member of the Florida Women's Hall of Fame; age 74 Read more »
Published on 2/14/2013

Brian Johnson is a Florida Icon

Lead singer, AC/DC, Sarasota; age 65 Read more »
Published on 1/9/2013

Florida Icon: Sam Gibbons

Former U.S. congressman and Florida legislator, Tampa; died Oct. 10 at age 92 Read more »
Published on 11/24/2012

Thomas 'Blue' Fulford

Commercial fisherman, Cortez, west of Bradenton; age 81 Read more »
Published on 11/6/2012

Icon: Don 'Big Daddy' Garlits

Drag racer; Ocala; age 80 Read more »
Published on 10/3/2012

Icon: Charles E. 'Chuck' Cobb Jr.

Senior managing director/CEO, Cobb Partners, Coral Gables, age 76 Read more »
Published on 8/28/2012

Icon: John DeGrove

Founding director, FAU/FIU Joint Center for Environmental and Urban Problems; former secretary of the Florida Department of Community Affairs; died April 13, 2012, at age 88. Read more »
Published on 7/30/2012

Icon: Charles Gray

Attorney and co-founder of the Gray Robinson law firm, Orlando; age 80 Read more »
Published on 7/9/2012

Icon: Harry Crews

Writer, University of Florida professor, Gainesville, died March 28 at age 76 Read more »
Published on 5/30/2012

Icon: Burt Reynolds

Actor, Jupiter, Florida; age 76 Read more »
Published on 5/1/2012

Icon: Tibor Hollo

President, Florida East Coast Realty, Miami; age 85 Read more »
Published on 4/11/2012

Icon: Gary Mormino

Historian, author, USF St. Petersburg professor, age 65 Read more »
Published on 3/7/2012

Icon: Richard Gonzmart

President, Columbia Restaurant chain, Tampa; age 58 Read more »
Published on 2/22/2012

Icon: Bob Graham

Bob Graham: U.S. senator, 1987-2005; governor of Florida, 1979-87; founder, University of Florida Bob Graham Center for Public Service; Miami Lakes; age 75 Read more »
Published on 1/4/2012

Icon: Ward Hall

Entertainer, aka "The King of the Sideshow," owner of a traveling sideshow business; Gibsonton; age 81 Read more »
Published on 12/15/2011

Icon: Eugenie Clark

Founder, Cape Haze Marine Laboratory - now Mote Marine Laboratory; ichthyologist - 'Shark Lady'; Sarasota, age 89 Read more »
Published on 11/2/2011

Icon: Warrick Dunn

Founder, Warrick Dunn Family Foundation; part-owner, Atlanta Falcons; former NFL running back, Tampa; age 36 Read more »
Published on 9/29/2011

Icon: Arthur Rutenberg

Founder, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Clearwater; age 84 Read more »
Published on 8/31/2011

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