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Frank Tyger
(1929-2011)
 
Editorial Cartoonist, Columnist and Humorist for the Times of Trenton


 












If you search the Internet for Frank Tyger you will find many references to the quotes and puns he authored over the years.

You will also find questions such as "Is there really a Frank Tyger?" and "Who is Frank Tyger?"

The answer to the first question is a definite Yes.   This Web site is devoted to answering the second question.

Brooklyn-born, Frank Tyger spent most of his career at the Trenton (NJ) Times (known today as the Times of Trenton).  At the paper Frank wore many hats including editorial cartoonist, humorist, columnist and Promotion Manager, earning him the nickname of "Mr. Times" amongst his colleagues and the Trenton community.

Frank's editorial work focused on national and social issues of the day, and celebrated the humor and positive side of the human spirit.  His work appeared in The Times, and was reprinted both nationally and internationally in other newspapers and magazines.

Frank passed away on May 2, 2011 at the age of 81 after a courageous battle with Parkinson's disease.  He was surrounded by his family, and the spirit of friends who were touched by his professionlaism, generosity and humor.

Enjoy the talents and times of this unique gentleman during your visit to "the world of Tyger."

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Frank Tyger
1997 Times File Photo

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"Profile in Sadness"
Frank's editorial drawing
at the time of JFK's assassination
was reprinted nationally

Times of Trenton 2011 Holiday Appeal

Times of Trenton Launches 2011 Holiday Appeal
In Memory of Frank Tyger


About Frank Tyger

In Memoriam

Biography

The Army Years

Editorial Cartoons

In His Own Words - Quotes and Puns

The Times Years

Retirement

About Frank Tyger - By His Family and Friends

Guestbook

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Friendship consists of a willing ear, an understanding heart
and a helping hand.

- Frank Tyger