Paul J. Haskins


Age: 62

journalist and editor who directed the Kansas City Star's Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the disastrous 1981 Hyatt Hotel walkway collapse that killed 114 people, who later became the assistant national editor of the New York Times.

Cause of Death: Emphysema

Born: April 18, 1941

Died: November 23, 2003

Cancun, Mexico