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  • Nicholas Winton, savior of Jewish children, dies at 106

    He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed around Europe, Nicholas Winton was hit by a key realization....
  • Barbara Sullivan, former Tribune reporter, dies

     Barbara Sullivan, former Tribune reporter, dies
    Barbara S. Sullivan covered suburban news, features and business for the Tribune during a 40-year journalism career that included reporting stints in the San Francisco Bay Area, New Jersey and Atlanta. "Barbara was a great writer (and) a tenacious...
  • Former sheriff who helped shape modern Las Vegas dies at 88

    Longtime Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb, a prominent figure credited with shaping Las Vegas' modern history, has died. Lamb, who was the basis for one of the lead characters of the short-lived CBS television show "Vegas," died Friday afternoon at age 88...
  • Dr. Risa B. Mann

    Dr. Risa B. Mann
    Dr. Risa B. Mann, professor emeritus of pathology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she also headed the residency-training program for the Department of Pathology for 20 years, died June 26 at her Chevy Chase home of nonsmoking...
  • Miriam Schapiro dies at 91; pioneer of feminist art movement

    Miriam Schapiro dies at 91; pioneer of feminist art movement
    When Miriam Schapiro took a break from her career as a painter and moved from New York to California in 1967, it was for her husband's job. By the time the couple returned to New York eight years later, she had established herself as a pioneer...
  • Innovative former Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver passes away

    Innovative former Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver passes away
    Jim Weaver, the visionary of all of Virginia Tech's major athletic upgrades over the past two decades, is gone, but he leaves a legacy that won't soon be forgotten. Weaver, who served as Tech's athletic director from 1997-2013, died Thursday morning...
  • Mexican TV anchor Jacobo Zabludovsky dies at 87

    Jacobo Zabludovsky, a journalist who for decades was seen as a symbol of the tight links between Mexico's government and press, died Thursday at age 87. Zabludovsky anchored Mexico's most-viewed evening news program for almost three decades, until 1998,...
  • Yolanda 'Bobby' Hall, fought for equal health care access, dies

    Yolanda 'Bobby' Hall, fought for equal health care access, dies
    A keen sense of social justice drove Yolanda "Bobby" Hall to push for equal opportunities in employment, housing and especially health care. Mrs. Hall, trained in nutrition, was an assistant professor of preventive medicine at what is now Rush...
  • Wendell Holmes

    Wendell Holmes
    Wendell Holmes, a pianist, guitarist, songwriter and singer who performed as a member of the noted Holmes Brothers trio, died June 19 of pulmonary hypertension at his Rosedale home. He was 71. The son of Sherman T. Holmes Sr. and Easter Dusten Holmes,...
  • Marie L. Lerch, homemaker

    Marie L. Lerch, homemaker
    Marie L. Lerch, a homemaker who was an active member for three decades of the Maryland Colonial Society, died Sunday of a stroke at her North Homeland residence. She was 90. The daughter of Joseph A. Logan II, a civil engineer, and Marie Doolan Logan,...
  • Catherine J. Cochran

    Catherine J. Cochran
    Catherine J. Cochran, who became a fixture in Howard County civic and political life after settling there nearly 60 years ago and also had a successful real estate career, died Sunday at Holly Hill Farm in Clarksville. She was 85. "She was a wonderful...