posted Thursday 27 September 2012 @ 3:32 pm PDT
Jane Frances Gunn, 87, died September 27, 2012 at Brandon Woods.
Born April 8, 1925 in Phillipsburg, KS, Gunn worked for the KU News Bureau; as the librarian for the KU School of Journalism; as a reporter for the Kansas City Kansan; and as the co-owner and later the sole owner of the Emporium, a Lawrence art consignment gallery.
She is survived by her younger son, Kevin, and her husband, James Gunn. Mr. Gunn, the founding director of the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at Kansas University, is an editor and writer of science fiction, and has won numerous awards in the genre, including the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master award in 2007.