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  • Cherlynlavaughn Bradley, Amoco chemist, dies at 62

      Cherlynlavaughn Bradley, Amoco chemist, dies at 62
    While attending college in the mid-1970s, Cherlynlavaughn Bradley joined the American Chemical Society and began a lifelong commitment to encouraging young people, especially girls, to pursue careers in chemistry. Ms. Bradley, 62, who in 2002 won the...
  • H. Russell Smith, longtime Avery Dennison executive, dies at 100

    H. Russell Smith, longtime Avery Dennison executive, dies at 100
    H. Russell Smith, a longtime executive at Avery Dennison Corp. who joined the self-sticking label manufacturer after World War II and helped turn it into a global enterprise listed on the Fortune 500, died Sept. 7 at his home in Pasadena. He was 100....
  • Douglas W. Henley, restaurateur

    Douglas W. Henley, restaurateur
    Douglas W. Henley, former executive director of the War Memorial and a Carroll County restaurateur, died Wednesday at his Mount Airy home of pancreatic cancer. He was 67. Douglas Wade Henley was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Airy. After...
  • DuPage County psychotherapist Donna Paroski dies

    DuPage County psychotherapist Donna Paroski dies
    Donna E. Paroski worked for more than a quarter-century as a psychotherapist in DuPage County, treating clients dealing with addiction and various trauma. "Donna was one of the most genuinely caring people that you'd ever want to run across," said...
  • Dr. Gail V. Anderson dies at 88; pioneer in emergency medicine field

    Dr. Gail V. Anderson dies at 88; pioneer in emergency medicine field
    Emergency rooms weren't always staffed by specialists — doctors well-versed in making life-or-death decisions when a patient arrives at the hospital in cardiac arrest, bleeding from a gunshot wound, or suffering from a drug overdose. That all...
  • Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist

    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist
    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80. "He was a beacon of light in the...
  • Prominent Washington lobbyist Thomas Boggs Jr. dies at 73

    (Reuters) - Thomas Hale Boggs Jr., who was a pioneer in melding the practice of law and lobbying and led the prominent Washington lobbying shop Patton Boggs for many years, died on Monday at age 73, his family said. Boggs, an influential figure in the...
  • Barbara Fulton Millikan JonesJune 21, 1926 - September 2, 2014

    Barbara Fulton Millikan Jones<br/>June 21, 1926 - September 2, 2014
    Barbara Fulton Millikan Jones passed away at her residence in Pasadena September 2, 2014. She was born on June 21, 1926 in Los Angeles to Horace H. “Holly” Fulton and Grace Werdin Fulton. She is survived by her son Gregory F. Millikan...
  • Jon B. Singer, House of Hope founder

    Jon B. Singer, House of Hope founder
    Jon B. Singer, a successful Baltimore businessman who was active in Jewish philanthropic causes that ranged from helping those suffering from drug abuse to mentoring young men and women starting businesses, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 31 at his...
  • Geraldine J. KarrakerJune 3, 1922 - September 10, 2014

    Geraldine J. Karraker<br/>June 3, 1922 - September 10, 2014
    Longtime Burbank resident and volunteer Geraldine June Jamieson Karraker died September 10 in Providence-St. Elizabeth’s care home in North Hollywood at the age of 92. She was an active volunteer and held many offices in local philanthropic...
  • Ian Paisley dies at 88; Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker

    Ian Paisley, the thundering Protestant preacher who helped fan the sectarianism of Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” but went on to lead a power-sharing government that included some of his most bitter Catholic enemies, died Friday in...