Poet Miller Williams, 84, dies

Family friend remembers him as ‘wonderful teacher’

Posted: January 2, 2015 at 2:08 a.m.

Lucinda Williams and her father, Miller

Famed Arkansas poet Miller Williams, who founded the University of Arkansas Press and read a poem at President Bill Clinton's 1997 inauguration, died Thursday night at a Fayetteville hospital after years of battling Alzheimer's disease, a family friend confirmed.

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