Story by Andrew Davis, courtesy the Windy City Times:
Renowned photographer Steve Starr, a fixture on Chicago's social scene and a man who celebrated old Hollywood, passed away Nov. 12 after collapsing outside the Drake Hotel, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. He was 65.
Starr was planning a party next month to mark 45 years in the business.
Starr also did a lot of work for Windy City Times, covering events such as the annual Chicago House Birdhouse Art Auction and Cocktail Party, among others. Starr's most recent item for the publication was in the Oct. 23 issue, when he covered Rush University Medical Center's women's board hosting the 86th Annual Fashion Show Envision.