James Kenneth Buckalew
1933 — 2022
James Kenneth Buckalew, 88, died in his residence in Lincoln, Massachusetts. He was born in Peru, Indiana, where he distinguished himself as a championship high school debater. Jim joined the United States Army in 1954 and was an Army reservist until 1962. Jim received his B.S. in 1958 and M.A. in 1961 from Indiana State University, and his Ph.D. in 1961 from the University of Iowa. Jim was a practicing journalist and broadcaster during graduate study and for decades after. In 1967 he joined the Journalism faculty of San Diego State University, retiring as a full professor in 1999. As a thoroughbred owner and partner in Academic Farms, Jim was a fixture at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and...