Bob Byrne of Dubuque.
Bob Byrne of Dubuque.

From the Telegraph Herald (TH) of Dubuque, Iowa: “Dubuque writer Robert Byrne, whose humor column appears in the Telegraph Herald monthly, is recovering from a stroke. He suffered a stroke early last week and was airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, his wife, Cynthia Nelms-Byrne, told TH Media. He is expected to return to a Dubuque hospital for rehabilitation this week…

“Byrne, 85, whose column has appeared in the TH for 15 years, is the author of eight novels, seven collections of humorous quotations, eight books on billiards…

“In 1994, he received the Industry Service Award from the Billiard and Bowling Institute of America. He was inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame in 2001…”

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Hall of Fame Billiard Author, Robert Byrne Recovering from a Stroke