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Harold Newman, center, founder of Newman Signs, talks with visitors during an open house at the business in Jamestown in June 2006. Newman died Thursday at his home in Jamestown. (File / John M. Steiner / The Sun)

Newman remembered Thursday as an entrepreneur and community supporter

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Harold Newman, 80, founder of Newman Signs, who died at his home Thursday, is being remembered by friends and community members as a kind man who worked for a better future for his family and community.


Dean Anderson of Jamestown said he worked for Newman for 30 years and considered Newman “one of my best friends.”

“It’s a really sad day,” Anderson said Thursday.

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Chris Olson
Hometown: Traverse City, MI College: Northwestern Michigan College and Michigan State University
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