Edward E. "Bud" Itter Sr., a retired Baltimore Sun commercial artist who was also a decoy carver and painter, died Monday at his Pasadena home of complications following surgery. He was 86.
The son of John A. Itter, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. steelworker, and Claire Itter, a homemaker, Edward Earl Itter was born in Baltimore and raised near Edmondson Avenue.
He was a 1947 graduate of City College.
He enlisted in the Army, then served briefly in the Marine Corps, and finally joined the Air Force, where he was trained as a pilot. He flew combat missions in Korea aboard de Havilland Mosquitoes, two-engine aircraft, family members said. He was discharged in the...
A recycled sprocket that was once part of machines used by Bethlehem Steel Corp. to produce steel is now being used as works of art. The sprockets line the streets along the old Bethlehem Steel site.