George Pitts, R.I.P.
George is survived by his wife, Jan Pitts. No information is available yet on a memorial service, but we'll have an update for SPD members soon.
For more on George's legacy at Vibe magazine, see this remembrance and collection of Vibe covers.
Time.com has a collection of remembrances of George by editors, art directors, and photographers:
In Memoriam: The Photography Community Remembers George Pitts
Photograph by Clayton Cubitt