Services are scheduled today in suburban Chicago for municipal and development finance veteran Stanley O. Provus, who spent the first half of his career working for issuers and the latter half as a teacher of tax-exempt finance. He died on May 7 following a battle with cancer. He was 63.

On the issuer side, Mr. Provus served as director for the Maine State Housing Authority, chief executive officer of the Maine Finance Authority, and Oklahoma bond adviser. During his professional career, he also was chief planner for Chicago's Model Cities; director of Housing Operations for Washington State in Olympia, Wash.; and program analyst for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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