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  • Paul J. Tracy, educator

    Paul J. Tracy, educator
    Paul J. Tracy, a retired Harford County public schools educator whose career spanned more than three decades, died Friday at his Forest Greens home near Perryman of complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 79. The son of Vincent Tracy, St. John...
  • Doris Bachman, ran skydiving equipment company with husband, dies

     Doris Bachman, ran skydiving equipment company with husband, dies
    After graduating from high school, Doris "Dori" Bachman spent much of her free time scuba diving. That let to a meeting with her future husband, Lowell Bachman, a skydiving enthusiast who ended up in the Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame. "She and her...
  • Bicycling advocate Alex Baum dies at 92

    Bicycling advocate Alex Baum dies at 92
    Alex Baum, a Los Angeles bicycling advocate who over decades successfully pushed for bike paths, bike lanes, and a greater consciousness of bikes as legitimate transportation in a sprawling city built around cars, has died. He was 92. Baum’s death...
  • Oren Miller

    Oren Miller
    Oren Miller, a stay-at-home dad who created A Blogger and a Father blog, which attracted worldwide attention, and the equally successful Facebook group "Dad Bloggers," died Saturday at his Owings Mills home of cancer. He was 42. "Oren's blog was a life-...
  • Beverly Hall, Atlanta schools superintendent during cheating scandal, dies at 68

    ATLANTA Beverly L. Hall, the former Atlanta schools superintendent whose renown as an education reformer dissolved amid the ignominy of the nation's largest test-cheating scandal, died Monday of breast cancer. She was 68. Hall still faced criminal...
  • Charmayne 'Maxee' Maxwell of Brownstone fame dies at 46

    Charmayne 'Maxee' Maxwell of Brownstone fame dies at 46
    Charmayne “Maxee” Maxwell, a member of 1990s R&B trio Brownstone, died over the weekend after an accident at her Los Angeles home. She was 46. Maxwell was at her home on Friday when she fell and cut her throat on a drinking glass that...
  • 'Naty' Revuelta, who had daughter with Fidel Castro, dies at 89

    'Naty' Revuelta, who had daughter with Fidel Castro, dies at 89
    HAVANA — Natalia Revuelta Clews, the Cuban socialite who emptied her bank account and sold her diamond jewelry to support Fidel Castro when he was a little-known insurgent, has died. She was 89. Revuelta, who first caught the eye of the young...
  • Tone Grant, convicted in financial scandal, dies in prison

     Tone Grant, convicted in financial scandal, dies in prison
    Tone N. Grant was president of Refco, a commodities brokerage that collapsed in an accounting scandal in 2005 just weeks after its initial public offering. After leaving the firm in 1998, he remained a major shareholder. In 2008, Mr. Grant was convicted...
  • Ken Plante: State senator, lobbyist dies at 75

    Ken Plante: State senator, lobbyist dies at 75
    TALLAHASSEE — The often-fractious state capital paused Monday on the eve of the 2015 legislative session to mourn former state Sen. Ken Plante, who died Sunday after a three-year battle with the degenerative disease ALS. Plante, 75, represented...
  • Dwight Grell dies at 77; collector of Russian ballet memorabilia

    Dwight Grell dies at 77; collector of Russian ballet memorabilia
    In 1959, Dwight Grell saw the Bolshoi Ballet in Los Angeles and it changed his life. "I literally walked in the theater one person and walked out another," he told The Times in 1987. Grell, who was a manager at a button factory for much of his working...
  • Minnie Minoso dies; Chicago's first black big-league baseball player

    Minnie Minoso dies; Chicago's first black big-league baseball player
    Minnie Minoso, the “Cuban comet” who became Chicago’s first black major league baseball player when he signed on with the White Sox in 1951, died Sunday. He was 90, according to Major League Baseball, but accounts of his age vary....