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FAMOUS ARTIST/ILLUSTRATOR AND LONG-TIME CROTON RESIDENT JERRY PINKNEY HAS DIED. (CLICK ON THE PHOTO FOR A 1981 PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CROTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY.) The notice was posted at the Carter website: Jerry Pinkney, age 81, of Croton On Hudson, New York passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Jerry was born December 22, 1939. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.efcarterfuneralhome.com for the Pinkney family.
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Updated from NPR HERE
Updated, LOHUD HERE
You can read the 1981 article at https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/06/1981-croton-artist-jerry-pinkley-real.html