Former Newspaper Executive Frank Russell Dies at 92
Posted: 2/1/2013  |  By: Associated Press
The former president and chairman of Central Newspapers Inc., which published the Arizona Republic and the Indianapolis Star before being sold to Gannett Co. Inc., in 2000, has died. He was 92.

Frank E. Russell died early Saturday in Phoenix.

Russell served as president of Central Newspapers Inc. from 1979 to 1998. The company also published the Arizona Business Gazette and other publications before Gannett purchased it.