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  • Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout

    Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout
    Robert Benmosche, the former president and chief executive of AIG who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182-billion government bailout, died of lung cancer Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center, the company said. He was 70. Benmosche became AIG's...
  • Charlotte R. Bohn

    Charlotte R. Bohn
    Charlotte R. Bohn, who worked for Baltimore's Child magazine as distribution and advertising manager for more than a decade and was also a talented singer and voice teacher, died of colon cancer Feb. 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 38....
  • Theodore Hesburgh dies at 97; priest turned Notre Dame into academic power

    Theodore Hesburgh dies at 97; priest turned Notre Dame into academic power
    The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for football, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents — and legendary football coaches. In 35 years at the helm, he...
  • Fashion publishing legend John B. Fairchild dead at 87

    John B. Fairchild, who took Women's Wear Daily from dry fashion trade publication to an international industry force, died Friday at his Manhattan home after a long illness, the magazine confirmed. He was 87. Fairchild headed his family's publishing...
  • Malcolm Boyd dies at 91; Episcopal priest took prayer to the streets

    Malcolm Boyd dies at 91; Episcopal priest took prayer to the streets
    The Rev. Malcolm Boyd, the Episcopal priest whose book "Are You Running With Me, Jesus?" took prayer out of church onto the city streets in a slangy vernacular not found in Sunday missals, has died. He was 91. Boyd died Friday under hospice care in...
  • Kieron Quinn

    Kieron Quinn
    Kieron F. Quinn, a retired attorney who had practiced admiralty and environmental law and took on class-action cases, died of complications from cancer Feb. 13 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Riderwood resident was 73. Born in Lowell, Mass.,...
  • Donald Keough dies at 88; helped Coke stay dominant during 'soda wars'

    Donald Keough dies at 88; helped Coke stay dominant during 'soda wars'
    Donald R. Keough, a poor cattleman's son who became president and chief operating officer of Coca-Cola Co. and helped it maintain its worldwide dominance during the "soda wars" of the 1980s, died of natural causes Tuesday in Atlanta. He was 88. Keough...
  • Buffalo cancer hospital doctor dies after skiing accident

    The head of the leukemia section at Buffalo's Roswell Park Cancer Institute has died from injuries suffered in a ski accident in Colorado earlier this month. Officials at Roswell Park say 60-year-old Dr. Meir Wetzler died Monday at a Denver hospital,...
  • David Shapell dies at 94; immigrant was devoted to Holocaust remembrance

    David Shapell dies at 94; immigrant was devoted to Holocaust remembrance
    David Shapell, a Jewish immigrant from Poland who became a successful California real estate developer and gave millions of dollars to organizations focused on Holocaust remembrance, has died. He was 94. Shapell was hospitalized in Tel Aviv while he and...
  • Philip D. Snodgrass

    Philip D. Snodgrass
    Philip D. Snodgrass, who was an assistant general counsel at the National Federation of Federal Employees and a 2005 graduate of Dulaney High School, was killed Monday in downtown Washington when he was hit by a speeding motorist. He was 27 and lived in...
  • Franklin Krulac, teacher and coach at Wheaton North, dies at 78

    Franklin Krulac, teacher and coach at Wheaton North, dies at 78
    Franklin Krulac taught math for 28 years at Wheaton North High School in Wheaton, where he also coached basketball. "He was regarded very highly by his students," said retired Wheaton North math teacher Andrew Samide. "While he was very firm in his...