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  • 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.,...
  • 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...
  • Ralph Nobles dies at 94; nuclear physicist worked on Manhattan Project

    Ralph Nobles, a nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project and later led efforts to save thousands of acres of San Francisco Bay wetlands from development, has died. He was 94. A Redwood City resident for half a century, Nobles died Friday at...
  • Dori J. Maynard dies at 56; advocate of diversity in the newsroom

     Dori J. Maynard dies at 56; advocate of diversity in the newsroom
    Dori J. Maynard, a journalist who worked to increase diversity in newsrooms and develop greater understanding of the communities that news organizations cover, has died. She was 56. Maynard died Tuesday at her home in West Oakland. She had lung cancer,...
  • Earl Lloyd dies at 86; first black player in NBA

    Earl Lloyd dies at 86; first black player in NBA
    Earl Lloyd, who was the first black player in the NBA, died Thursday in Tennessee. He was 86. His college, West Virginia State, confirmed Lloyd's death but did not provide any details. It was Halloween night in 1950 when Lloyd, a 6-foot-5 forward,...
  • Helen Shaker, helped start St. Jude's Children's Hospital, has died

     Helen Shaker, helped start St. Jude's Children's Hospital, has died
    Helen Elizabeth Shaker was the last surviving member among a small group of Chicago-area couples who in the 1950s laid the groundwork for the creation of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the Memphis, Tenn.-based pediatric hospital. Mrs. Shaker and...