August 8, 1931 - September 16, 1992
San Francisco Chronicle (CA) - Friday, September 18, 1992
James Oliver Dunning, the director of newsprint and purchasing at the San Francisco Newspaper Agency, who died Wednesday at his home in Clayton. Mr. Dunning was 61.
Mr. Dunning, a descendant of the early California land grant Carrillo family, was a veteran of the Korean War.
Before working at the Newspaper Agency, which handles the non editorial functions of The Chronicle and the San Francisco Examiner, Mr. Dunning worked for the Oakland Tribune. He was a longtime member of the Newspaper Purchasing Management Association. In 1991, he received the association's highest award, recognizing his outstanding contributions.
Mr. Dunning is survived by his wife, Jean Dunning of Clayton; a daughter, Leslie Dix of Walnut Creek; and two grandchildren.
Services begin at noon at the Redwood Chapel at Oakmont Memorial Park, and the burial will be at Oakmont Cemetery in Lafayette.