Dean Barnett

 

Age: 41

 

Summary: conservative columnist and blogger best known as the occasional fill-in host for radio personality Hugh Hewitt who in 2004 created a weblog called SoxBlog that focused on conservative politics, social issues, gold, and the Boston Red Sox, whose popularity led to a coblogging role on Hewitt's web site and eventually to writing several columns for the Weekly Standard and the New York Times about his support for former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cystic fibrosis

 

Born: July 13, 1967

 

Died: October 27, 2008

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts