From the Daily Press,
ESCANABA – William M. Baker, 55, of 505 S. 15th St., Escanaba, passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at his home of natural causes. Funeral arrangements for William M. Baker are incomplete with the Crawford Funeral Homes assisting the Baker family.
Bill Baker had been writing about comics for a decade and a half, including Icons: The DC Comics And WildStorm Art of Jim Lee and books including interviews with Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, George Perez, Michael Abon Oeming , and many more, available here.
Those who knew him have been expressing their sadness and regret.