Edward McCauley, an executive at a national shipper of film prints, died Dec. 24 in Los Angeles of cancer. He was 70.
McCauley was vice president of operations for National Film Service Inc. and a 42-year veteran of print distribution. He began his career at National Film’s Detroit depot in 1951 as manager. That depot, which is now run by McCauley’s son , Terry, serves theaters throughout the Midwest.
The senior McCauley later was an operations supervisor and eventually climbed to vice president of operations, moving to National Film’s New York headquarters in 1987. Five years later, McCauley moved to Los Angeles to open the company’s new West Coast headquarters.
McCauley is survived by his wife and seven children.
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