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  • William Salomon dies at 100; Wall Street pillar modernized Salomon Bros.

    William "Billy" Salomon, who oversaw the growth of the Salomon Bros. bond trading house cofounded by his father into a Wall Street giant, died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 100. He had a gradual decline in health leading to his death, said...
  • Dr. Leon E. Kassel, internal medicine physician, dies at 92

    Dr. Leon E. Kassel, internal medicine physician, dies at 92
    Dr. Leon E. Kassel, a retired internal medicine physician who set up and ran the outpatient program at Sinai Hospital, died Dec. 2 of congestive heart failure. He was 92. Known for his diligent care for his patients, Dr. Kassel was a resident of the...
  • George H. Beatty, security officer

    George H. Beatty, security officer
    George H. Beatty, a retired Sheppard Pratt Health System security officer who enjoyed performing in musicals, died Thursday at his Timonium home of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He was 65. The son of Felix "Snooks" Beatty, a...
  • Fuzzy Thurston dies at 80; member of title-winning Packers teams of 1960s

    Former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Fuzzy Thurston, a member of Vince Lombardi's great football teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 80. Thurston died Sunday after several years of health issues, the team said. A pulling left guard, Thurston...
  • Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, criminologist

    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, criminologist
    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, a criminologist whose career in teaching at various colleges and police academies spanned more than four decades, died Tuesday of cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 88. "During his 40-year career teaching law enforcement officers...
  • Romeo Valianti, tax division director

    Romeo Valianti, tax division director
    Romeo Valianti, who had been director of the Maryland State Comptroller's Admissions and Amusement Tax Division, died Wednesday at his Finksburg home of a heart attack. He was 90. The son of Vincent Valianti, an immigrant Italian tailor, and Castellani...
  • Bill Johnson used love of horses to help people with disabilities

     Bill Johnson used love of horses to help people with disabilities
    In retirement, Bill Johnson brought his love of horses to his role as board president of Newark, Ill.-based Equine Dreams, a nonprofit horseback riding program for children and adults with disabilities in Kendall County. "To everybody here he was 'Sweet...
  • Dollree Mapp dies at 91; arrest led to landmark search warrant ruling

    Dollree Mapp dies at 91; arrest led to landmark search warrant ruling
    On May 23, 1957, three police officers arrived at Dollree Mapp's Cleveland duplex, looking for a man they believed had been involved in a bombing. Mapp, a streetwise woman who knew her rights, refused to let them in without a search warrant. They didn't...
  • Michel du Cille dies at 58; photojournalist won Pulitzer three times

    Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose compassionate pictures captured the human cost of war, natural disasters, disease and broken government programs, died Thursday in Liberia while covering the Ebola epidemic for the Washington Post....
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  • Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher

    Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher
    Mother Rytasha, the daughter of a Palm Beach socialite who set aside wealth and possessions 30 years ago to serve the poor of Bangladesh, India and Nepal, died Monday in Pompano Beach. She was 72. She grew a following of disciples as she dispensed...