SJR Business Editor Tim Landis passes away

Tim Landis, State Journal-Register business editor, May 5, 2017. Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register

Tim Landis, the business editor at the State Journal-Register, has died at the age of 66. Landis began working at SJ-R in 1995 as a legal affairs reporter. Previously he worked at the Rockford Register Star and the southern Illinoisan in Carbondale. He grew up in Anna, Illinois and was an SIU graduate.

He's survived by his wife, Debra; son, Matt (wife Ellie) and a granddaughter, Adaline; and a daughter, Kelsey.

Landis died at his home early Tuesday of natural causes. An exact cause of death is yet to be determined.

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