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  • Robert J. Doub, businessman

    Robert J. Doub, businessman
    Robert J. Doub, former president of Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment Co. who was also an inveterate power boater, died Tuesday at his Ruxton home of heart failure. He was 80. Robert Jack Doub was born in Washington and raised in Baltimore. While a student...
  • Parker B. Lusk, public relations executive, teacher and reporter, dies

     Parker B. Lusk, public relations executive, teacher and reporter, dies
    Parker B. Lusk worked in public relations at AT&T and Illinois Bell and also taught news reporting and public relations courses at Triton College, Loyola University and Rosary College. Mr. Lusk, 91, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on...
  • Richard Post, energy scientist and prolific inventor, dies at 96

    One night during World War II, Richard Post, a civilian scientist for the Navy, was summoned from his bunk in Hawaii by the legendary Adm. Chester Nimitz. The mission: Go immediately to Guam and help upgrade U.S. submarine sonar systems and train...
  • David Laventhol dies at 81; publisher during L.A. Times expansion

    David Laventhol dies at 81; publisher during L.A. Times expansion
    David Laventhol, an editor and publisher who helped create the innovative Style section of the Washington Post and launch New York Newsday and guided the Los Angeles Times during a period of expansion in the early 1990s, has died. He was 81. Laventhol,...
  • Raul Castro dies at 98; Arizona's only Latino governor

    Raul Castro dies at 98; Arizona's only Latino governor
    Raul Hector Castro, Arizona's only Latino governor and an American ambassador to three countries, died Friday. He was 98. Family spokesman James Garcia said Castro died in his sleep in San Diego, where he was in hospice care. Castro was a self-made...
  • French Resistance propagandist Cremieux-Brilhac dead at 98

    Jean-Louis Cremieux-Brilhac, a Jewish member of the French Resistance in charge of propaganda during World War II, has died. He was 98. He died Wednesday at his home in Paris, said his son Michel Cremieux, without specifying the cause of death....
  • Joan C. Thielemann

    Joan C. Thielemann
    Joan C. Thielemann, a Patapsco Middle School English teacher who left an indelible impression on her students, died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of constrictive pericarditis. She was 82. "She was terrific teacher for me, and I enjoyed being in...
  • Jim Mutscheller, Colts tight end who made key plays in 1958 championship, dies at 85

    Jim Mutscheller, Colts tight end who made key plays in 1958 championship, dies at 85
    Jim Mutscheller, the rugged tight end who made two big plays in overtime during the Colts’ historic 1958 NFL championship victory, died Friday morning of kidney failure at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 85. A...
  • Stan Freberg, master of comedy parodies and commercials, dies at 88

    Stan Freberg, master of comedy parodies and commercials, dies at 88
    Stan Freberg, an influential master of the lampoon who channeled his off-the-wall sensibility into groundbreaking radio shows, comedy albums and hundreds of humorous television commercials for products such as chow mein and prunes, died of natural...
  • Author Ivan Doig, 75, dies

    Author Ivan Doig, 75, dies
    Ivan Doig, the author known for his stories of the American West, died Thursday at home in Seattle of multiple myeloma, his publisher Riverhead Books announced. He was 75. Beginning with "English Creek" in 1984, Doig wrote a number of novels set in...
  • Art Powell dies at 78; led AFL in receiving yards in consecutive seasons

    Art Powell dies at 78; led AFL in receiving yards in consecutive seasons
    Art Powell, who led the AFL in receiving yards in back-to-back years for the New York Titans and Oakland Raiders, has died. He was 78. Powell died Monday night at his home near San Diego. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that Powell had been dealing...