DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Sid Couchey (aged 92)
American comic artist (Richie Rich, Little Dot)
Sid Couchey (May 24, 1919 – March 11, 2012) was an American comic book artist best known for his work on the Harvey Comics characters Richie Rich, Little Lotta and Little Dot. His style is known for big, friendly faces and a sharp sense of visual humor.
DEATH: In February 2012, Couchey was diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma. The aggressive cancer took hold quickly, and Couchey died on March 11, 2012, aged 92. He was survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruth; their two children, Brian and Laura; and many grandchildren.