Obituary: Gary Friedman, LA Times Photographer, 62

Posted by on Friday June 16, 2017 | Obituary

Photo courtesy of The Los Angeles Times

Gary Friedman, a longtime Los Angeles Times photojournalist, died Wednesday after a fight with cancer, The Times reports. He was 62.

During his career, Friedman photographed presidential elections, Olympic games and the aftermath of the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City. He won a World Press Photo award in 1981 for his coverage of Yvonne and Yvette Jones, a pair of twins conjoined at the head.

A native of Detroit, Friedman attended Wayne State University and interned at National Geographic magazine. He worked at The Times from 1980 up to his retirement in 2015.

To learn more about Friedman and his work, read the full obituary in The Times.


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