(Cincinnati Enquirer) Dr. John Willke, a well-known leader in the right-to-life movement who lived in Cincinnati, died Friday. He was 89.
Willke was a physician, author and lecturer who founded the Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati in the early 1970s with his wife, Barbara, who died in April 2013. The two also founded Ohio Right to Life.
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"Dr. Willke was a true giant in the pro-life movement, yet always warm, always humble, a mentor and a friend," said Jack Hart, president of Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati, in a news release. "We can never replace him."