Dan Lacy, former senior vice-president of McGraw-Hill, died on April 17 in Durham, N.C. He was 87. Early in his career, Lacy was director of operations at the National Archives in Washington, later becoming assistant archivist of the United States. In 1966, Lacy was named senior v-p of McGraw-Hill, then senior v-p and executive assistant to the president of the McGraw-Hill Companies. In 1967, Lacy was appointed to the National Advisory Commission on Libraries and Information; in 1975 he was named to the National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works. Among his involvement with other industry associations was with the American Book Publishers Council, one of two industry groups that later merged to form the Association of American Publishers. After his retirement from McGraw-Hill, Lacy served as v-p and director of the Business Council for Effective Literacy.
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