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Services announced for Times cartoonist Paul Conrad [Updated]

September 7, 2010 | 12:30 pm


A public memorial service for Paul Conrad, the Times editorial cartoonist who died Saturday at 86, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 5448 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. 

Instead of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Paul Conrad Scholarship at the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Gifts can be mailed to the University of Iowa Foundation, P.O. Box 4550, Iowa City, IA  52244-4550. For more information, contact Jeff Liebermann at or (800) 648-6973.

A selection of his cartoons can be viewed in an online gallery.

[Updated 2 p.m. Tuesday: Here's a link to a remembrance of Conrad by former Times staff writer Deborah Schoch on LA Observed.]

-- Claire Noland

Photo: Times editorial cartoonist Paul Conrad at his drawing board. Credit: Huntington Library / Independent Television Service