By Stephanie Warsmith
Beacon Journal staff writer
Area residents cast their ballots at the Summit County Board of Elections as early voting begins on Oct. 2, 2012, in Akron. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
Click here to read or leave a comment(s) on this story.
It was early last year when I first spotted an increase in the number of young men’s and women’s photos appearing in death notices. On occasion, the obituaries mentioned that a son or daughter had lost a battle with addiction.