Marilyn Miller Sklyar, BJ ’48, is the author of “Tales from a Mad Man’s Wife.” The book chronicles the career of husband David Skylar, BJ ’49, as he entered the Missouri School of Journalism after serving in the Air Force during World War II. David Skylar wanted to be a newspaper reporter and worked on the staff of the School’s community newspaper, the Columbia Missourian. After graduation, it was a freelance assignment from a big ad agency that turned his career to advertising and public relations. Marilyn Skylar worked for the Cleveland Press and Cleveland Plain Dealer during her career.
Updated: March 11, 2014