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...