Lon was editor of the Suburban Sun-Times when he hired me in 1981. He became the Sun-Times features editor and TV critic. Lon launched my Chicago Sun-Times career that ran until 2014. Rotary Club of Shrewsbury Severn – Welcome! Serving the local, national and international communities But it suddenly occurred to me that I’d put my life into the hands of an octogenarian. Traveling over the Mojave. rode dune buggies…