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January 31, 2006

Rose Ellison King, 1942-2006


Rose Ellison King, writer for the strip Flo & Friends, died of complications from breast cancer on January 18. She was 63 years old.

The Cleveland resident started providing one-liners to senior citizen-themed strip Flo & Friends in 2002, and became the feature's primary writer on the death in 2005 of John Gibel.

She was an also art director at American Greetings.

Survivors include a husband, brother and two sisters.
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