Mark Fuellenbach, publisher of The Richfield Reaper, passed away due to an apparent heart attack Wednesday morning in Price.
Fuellenbach was in Price for business meetings at the time of his passing.
The Reaper had recognized the 75th anniversary of publication under the guidance of the Fuellenbach family in March.
Fuellenbach was named publisher of the paper in 1977, and under his stewardship, The Reaper has undergone some of the most dramatic technical changes in the paper's history.
Fuellenbach was an active part of the south central Utah community, including the Richfield Rotary Club, Utah National Guard 222nd Field Artillery Battalion, Sevier Valley Medical Center board and many other organizations.
Funeral services for Fuellenbach are pending, and will be made available along with his complete obituary at www.richfieldreaper.com.