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Ed Gallagher dies early Sunday

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WATERLOO (KWWL) - A prominent philanthropist and attorney with a name tied to buildings and programs around the Cedar Valley died Sunday morning.

    Ed Gallagher Jr. died in an Iowa City hospital after suffering a fall earlier in the week.

     When he returned from serving in World War II, he opened a law practice in Waterloo and became a driving force to honor the Five Sullivan Brothers and raised money for causes throughout the Cedar Valley. 

    Gallagher was 89 years old. Memorial service arrangements are pending. 

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