CLAY CENTER, Kan.-- Clifford H. McGee, 7, died Thursday, June 25, 1948 at Clay Center, Kan., the son of Clifford L. McGee and Sybil Gaines.

He grew up in Clay Center and was a graduate of CCCHS class of 1967. He earned bachelor’s degrees in journalism, 1983, and social work, 1993 from Wichita State University. He worked at the Wichita Eagle newspaper as a writer covering hunting, fishing and outdoors stories. His articles were also published in the LA Times, Denver Post and several magazines. He was a member of the Clay Center Wesleyan Church and a former member of the Jaycees, both of Clay Center. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Sharon McGee.