Longtime Republic newspaperman Harry McCawley, who died Thursday at age 88, touched many lives in his 50 years covering the community.

He told our stories. He shined a light on important issues. He enlightened us about our past.

No doubt, you have a Harry story or memory. We are inviting you to share them with us.

Send your memories and tributes to: editorial@therepublic.com. Make sure to include your name, phone number and city of residence.

The obituary for Harry McCawley appears today on Page A9.