Loren Kranich, 83, of Dearborn, Michigan passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 25, 2003. He is the father of Voice magazine Advertising Director, David Kranich. He was an avid photographer and a definite influence on David's photographic assignments at the Voice.

Survivors include wife Harriett, sons Dennis, David & Jim Kranich, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren; one brother, Irving Kranich and a sister, Edith McNeil.

Services were held on February 28, 2003 at the First Church of the Nazarene, Northville, Michigan. Interment was at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi, Michigan.