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Hugh Parker Grannum, III

Hugh Parker Grannum, III had a way of making everyone he met and each person he photographed feel special. His kindness, expressed in words and deeds, felt like a warm embrace. A jazzy gentleman, who once wanted to be a jazz musician, he found a way to make music with photographs that sang, danced and touched the hearts and souls of people. ...

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Dr. Eugene E. Pettis

Educator, humanitarian and mental health activist Dr. Eugene E. Pettis, made his heavenly transition on Jan. 13 at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Pettis was 81 years old. A native Detroiter, Dr. Pettis worked for 35 years as a mental health director at Detroit East Mental Health Community Clinic, he was an adjunct professor at Wayne State University and later Wayne County Community College. Dr. Pettis believed an ...

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