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  • Proviso East coach, teacher Robert Polson dies

     Proviso East coach, teacher Robert Polson dies
    Robert C. Polson was the head cross-country coach and an assistant track coach at Proviso East High School in Maywood for many years, along the way guiding three athletes to state championships. "Mr. Polson was a big influence on me. He made me feel...
  • Donald C. Allen, lawyer

    Donald C. Allen, lawyer
    Donald C. Allen, a retired corporate lawyer who was a founder of the Baltimore law firm of Allen, Thiebolt and Alexander, died Thursday at his home in Jackson, Wyo., of pancreatic cancer. He was 82. The son of Donald E. Allen, a meat inspector, and...
  • John G. Sperling dies at 93; founder of University of Phoenix

    John G. Sperling, a poor boy from the Missouri Ozarks who survived a cruel childhood to become a college professor and a billionaire with an idea for a university that launched a revolution in higher education, has died. He was 93. The self-described...
  • Steve Schultze, 66, Cooper City school activist, volunteer, fundraiser

    Steve Schultze, 66, Cooper City school activist, volunteer, fundraiser
    Educational activist, Halloween haunted house aficionado and "director of paternal affairs for his family," Steve Schultze has died. Mr. Schultze's battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis came to its end Thursday. He was 66. Through volunteerism,...
  • Philippine de Rothschild dies at 80; grande dame of Bordeaux wine

    Philippine de Rothschild, an energetic and self-certain grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards owned by the family dynasty, has died, her company said. She was 80. She died Friday night in Paris "from the effects of...
  • Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, city educator

    Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, city educator
    Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, a retired Baltimore public school vice principal who earlier had been an English department head and reading teacher, died Aug. 14 at Autumn Ridge Nursing Center in Pikesville of complications from a stroke. He was 92. The...
  • Donald Sweeney, Father of Anne Sweeney, Dies at 88

    Donald E. Sweeney, an educator who achieved breakthroughs in the integration of intellectually challenged children into the Kingston, New York, school system, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 88. Sweeney was the father of Anne M. Sweeney, who stepped...
  • R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, civil engineer

    R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, civil engineer
    R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, a civil engineer whose career with the Baltimore County Department of Public Works spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from an infection. The Taneytown resident was 72. "Lonz...
  • J. Edward Houston, lawyer, banker and Broward County civic leader, dies at 81

    J. Edward Houston, a lawyer, banker and civic leader who helped modernize Broward County in the 1970s and 1980s, died Monday at his home in Fort Lauderdale. He was 81. The son of a Dania Beach mayor, Houston was known for leading the growth of Barnett...
  • Julia Ann Hassett, 1959-2014, professor at Oakton Community College

     Julia Ann Hassett, 1959-2014, professor at Oakton Community College
    Julia Ann Hassett was a professor and department chair in the mathematics and computer science department at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines for 15 years. "She was really intellectually brilliant and yet in a personal way very deep and soulful,"...
  • Patricia Ann AbbeyApril 6, 1938 - August 20, 2014

    Patricia Ann Abbey<br/>April 6, 1938 - August 20, 2014
    Patricia Ann Abbey, long-time resident of La Cañada, died Wednesday the 20th of August in La Cañada in a tragic car accident where it is believed that she lost consciousness as the result of a diabetic setback. Pat was born at Los Angeles Queen of...