Audrey Hodgins, 87, died July 18 at her home in Urbana. She worked as a technical editor at the Illinois Natural History Survey. Memorials may be made to the Frank Hodgins Fellowship Fund for graduate students in English, University of Illinois Foundation, Harker Hall, 1305 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801; to the Urbana Public Library or to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Louise Van Buskirk Milroy, 91, died June 6 at the Stewart Health Center in Raleigh, N.C. She worked at the library. A funeral service will be conducted July 23 at 11 a.m. at the Freese Funeral Home, 302 E. Grand Ave., St. Joseph, Ill. The visitation will begin at 10 a.m. William Gaines, 82, died July 20 in Munster, Ind. He worked as a journalism professor and held the Knight Chair in Journalism, retiring in 2006. He won two Pulitzer Prizes in investigative reporting. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. July 24 at Smits Funeral Homes in Dyer, Ind.