|Former United Press International photographer Stan Stearns in 2007, with his photo of John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting his father at the president’s funeral. (Joshua McKerrow/The Capital via Associated Press/File)|
Stan Stearns; took iconic photo of JFK Jr.
The photographer who took the iconic picture of John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting his father’s coffin during the slain president’s 1963 funeral has died. Stan Stearns, 76, died Friday at a hospice in Harwood, Md. His son, Jay Stearns, said the cause was cancer.