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  • Anthony Mason dead at 48; former New York Knicks standout

    Anthony Mason dead at 48; former New York Knicks standout
    Former NBA power forward Anthony Mason, who played a strong supporting role in the New York Knicks' rise to prominence in the 1990s, died early Saturday morning, the team confirmed to the Associated Press. He was 48. Mason's death was first reported ...
  • Leonard Nimoy dies at 83; 'Star Trek's' transcendent alien Mr. Spock

    Leonard Nimoy dies at 83; 'Star Trek's' transcendent alien Mr. Spock
    When Leonard Nimoy was approached about acting in a new TV series called "Star Trek," he was, like any good Vulcan contemplating a risky mission in a chaotic universe, dispassionate. "I really didn't give it a lot of thought," he later recalled. "The...
  • 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....
  • Valerie A. Linaburg, mill controller

    Valerie A. Linaburg, mill controller
    Valerie A. "Val" Linaburg, controller of Wilkins Rogers Inc., a milling operation, died Friday in her sleep at her Ellicott City home. She was 60. The daughter of Joseph Attenborough, an insurance adjuster, and Barbara Attenborough, an office worker,...
  • 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...
  • Eleanor 'Bunny' Knipp, nature lover

    Eleanor 'Bunny' Knipp, nature lover
    Eleanor Armistead "Bunny" Knipp, a nature lover, died of complications from dementia Jan. 28 at Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Gibson Island resident was 89. Born Eleanor Bowles Armistead in Staunton, Va., she was the daughter of Mary...
  • 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...