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  • Alvin H. Schupp, bank official

    Alvin H. Schupp, bank official
    Alvin H. Schupp, who rose from a job as a runner in his teens to manager of collections and operations officer at Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. during a career spanning four decades, died of Parkinson's disease Tuesday at Oak Crest Village. He was...
  • Rev. Achariya Peter, church founder

    Rev. Achariya Peter, church founder
    The Rev. Achariya Peter, a mystic who founded a universalist yogic spiritual community, died of cancer Nov. 24 at his North Baltimore home. He was 79. The founding preceptor and spiritual leader of the Divine Life Church in the Lake Falls area, he was...
  • L. Stephen Coles dies at 73; studied extreme aging in humans

     L. Stephen Coles dies at 73; studied extreme aging in humans
     L. Stephen Coles, a researcher who studied supercentenarians — the rare breed of humans who have managed to stay alive 110 years or more — has died. He was 73. Coles, a physician who started his medical career delivering babies but was a...
  • Nathaniel Branden dies at 84; acolyte and lover of Ayn Rand

    Nathaniel Branden dies at 84; acolyte and lover of Ayn Rand
    Nathaniel Branden, writer Ayn Rand's former devotee, lover and intellectual heir, who, after a bitter schism, moved to Los Angeles and became a bestselling author on self-esteem, has died. He was 84. Branden, a psychotherapist, died Wednesday at his...
  • Carol D. Lockwood, opera singer

    Carol D. Lockwood, opera singer
    Carol D. Lockwood, an opera singer who performed for years with the Baltimore Civic Opera Company, died Nov. 28 at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Frederick from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86. The daughter of Herbert L. Judge, a...
  • Theo Lippman Jr.

    Theo Lippman Jr.
    Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del. He was 85. "He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....
  • Richard Ruby, car dealer and attorney, dies at 84

    Richard Ruby, car dealer and attorney, dies at 84
    Anyone driving along the roads in southwestern Michigan can still see a number of large billboards that feature a photo of Richard Ruby and advertise his services as an attorney. But as devoted as Mr. Ruby was to the legal profession, these billboards...
  • Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague Dies

    Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague Dies
    Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague died at home Sunday surrounded by his family. He was 58. Prague, a Republican who was currently serving on the town council, was diagnosed with brain cancer several years ago and told in September 2013 that that...
  • Vicente Leñero dies at 81; writer stirred controversy in Mexico

    Mexican novelist, playwright and screenwriter Vicente Leñero, whose popular works stirred up controversy in government and religious circles, died Wednesday at his home in Mexico City. He was 81. His death was announced by the National Council for...
  • Thomas Durkin, accountant with prominent sons, dies at 84

    Thomas Durkin, accountant with prominent sons, dies at 84
    Thomas Durkin spent 40 years working as an accountant, rising up to become the national managing partner of a large accounting firm. Five of his eight sons became attorneys, among them state Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Westchester, the House minority leader, and...
  • Kent Haruf dies at 71; novelist illuminated small-town life

    Kent Haruf, who found acclaim in midlife with a trilogy of sparely written novels, including the 1999 bestseller "Plainsong" that illuminated the rhythms and dramas of small-town life in America's High Plains, died Sunday in Salida, Colo. He was 71 and...