TELL CITY – Jack Joyce, who led the Tell City Electric Department for 21 years until his retirement in 2003, died Monday at his daughter’s home in Crown Point. He was 82.
Joyce came to Tell City from Illinois in 1982 and worked for more than three decades in the electric utility industry. During his watch, the city’s electric utility un-derwent major changes, including the arrival of new technology and upgrades to its distribution system. Just as importantly, he helped ensure reliable power to major new users such as Waupaca Foun-dry.