07/29/2002 12:00AM

Clio Hogan, turf editor, dead at 82


SEATTLE, Wash. - Clio D. Hogan, longtime editor for the Northwest editions of Daily Racing Form and a former editor of The Washington Horse magazine, died on July 25 at age 82.

Hogan, a native of Froid, Mont., moved to Seattle with his family in 1924. He began working for Daily Racing Form at age 17 in 1936, serving as a file clerk in the Seattle office, and remained with the company for 50 years before his retirement in 1985. He became Seattle office manager in 1947 and held that position until his retirement. He served as editor of Northwest editions of DRF from 1947 until 1975.

Hogan also published a two-volume reference work called Index to Stakes Winners in 1968 and was editor of The Washington Horse magazine, the publication of the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders' Association, from

1951 until 1970. During his tenure at The Washington Horse, he inaugurated that publication's Annual Review edition in 1963. For service to the Washington Thoroughbred industry, Hogan was given the S.J. Agnew Award in 1986.

Hogan is survived by his wife of 62 years, Olga Hogan; a son, Dennis Hogan; a daughter, Jana Hogan, and two grandchildren.

Visitation was scheduled for Tuesday, July 30, from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., followed by graveside services at 3 p.m. at Washelli Cemetery, with memorial services at 4 p.m. at Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Chapel, 11111 Aurora Avenue N., in Seattle.