Winfield loses iconic newspaperman, Dave Seaton

Dave Seaton, a long-time icon in Kansas journalism, died Saturday. Seaton was owner and publisher at the Winfield Courier.

State News

April 21, 2020 - 9:51 AM

Dave Seaton

WINFIELD — Long-time Winfield Courier publisher and newspaper owner Dave Seaton is being remembered as a bold journalist, dedicated community leader and devoted family man. 

Seaton 80, died Saturday at William Newton Hospital. His health had been failing and he underwent major heart surgery a year ago, but his death was unexpected.

He had written Saturday’s editorial in the CourierTraveler about the coronavirus.

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