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Insect sting kills business journals chairman

Ray Shaw, chairman of the company that owns the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times, has died in Charlotte, N.C., from complications from an insect sting. He was 75.

The Business Journals say he was stung by a bee while the AP reports it was a yellow jacket.

“Whitney Shaw (one of Ray’s sons) said his father had been working in his garage early Saturday when he was stung by a yellow jacket and collapsed. He said his father was revived, but died Sunday morning,” AP reported.

The following is from his obit in the San Jose Business Journal:

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