San Jose Mercury News (CA) - Wednesday, May 3, 1989
Veteran newspaper reporter William Eaton, whose career included working for papers in Reno, Sacramento and Oakland, died at his home Monday of a heart attack. He was 59. Eaton was a reporter for the Reno Evening Gazette from 1955 to 1959 and worked for the Sacramento Union from 1959 to 1961, the year he joined the Tribune in Oakland. He was also chairman of the Oakland Unit of the Newspaper Guild from 1973 to 1980.