There was a wake for Jim at
the Sunrise Sunset Saloon in Grosse Pointe Park on 15222 Charlevoix
on Saturday 1/17 at 5:00pm.
was a resident of the Renaud/Touraine complex for a while, later
Ameen Howrani's building and the Atlas Building in Eastern Market,
before moving to Grosse Pointe.
- lived in the Grosse Pointe
"Cabbage Patch" for a number of years
for the 70's-80's band "Retro", which included Dan Cicchelli,
Martin Bandyke, Jerry Siclovan, Frank Callis, and later Ralph
Valdez (also of WDET) - made two recordings with this band.
- Jim wrote a number of books of
poetry, including "Beneath the Brutes" and "Seduced and Abandoned"
- Jim was also a competent sculptor.
- He also designed ads for Alvins
Twilight bar for a number of years.
There is a significant amount of
eulogies for Jim on the discussion forum