Gilbert Fite devoted a great deal of his life to uncovering and preserving South Dakota history.
In doing so, he became a part of it. Fite, 92, a history professor and acclaimed author, died July 13 in Fort Meyers, Fla.
“He’s kind of legendary in South Dakota history,” said Nancy Tystad Koupal, the director of the South Dakota State Historical Society Press. “He was very interested in the history of, and the preservation of the history of, South Dakota.”
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