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  • PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

    Ed Sprinkle Defensive end for Chicago Bears in '40s and '50s Ed Sprinkle, 90, a star defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and `50s who was called the "meanest man" in football, died July 28 in the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, his...
  • George N. Manis, lawyer

    George N. Manis, lawyer
    George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85. The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis...
  • Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, City Council clerk

    Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, City Council clerk
    Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, the longtime Baltimore City Council clerk who had been a Democratic stalwart throughout his life, died Sunday of complications from kidney failure at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. He was 101. "I knew Mr....
  • Services Friday for woman, 93, pulled from car in Tamarac canal

    Services Friday for woman, 93, pulled from car in Tamarac canal
    Funeral services will be held Friday for Lillian Sornik, a woman who celebrated her last birthday at a Mongolian barbecue restaurant and never lost her zest for living. "She definitely enjoyed life," said Ronny Samet, who described Sornik as his "adopted...
  • Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

    Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63
    Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide. The news of the beloved actor’s...
  • John L. Ruth Sr., flower salesman

    John L. Ruth Sr., flower salesman
    John L. Ruth Sr., a retired wholesale flower salesman who earlier had been a Maryland state trooper, died Monday of heart failure at his home in Thomasville, Pa. He was 73. The son of Woodrow G. Ruth, a salesman, and Minnie B. Wenger Ruth, a dress...
  • Broadway to dim lights in memory of actress Lauren Bacall

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Broadway theaters will dim their marquees on Friday evening in memory of Tony Award winner and iconic Hollywood screen actress Lauren Bacall, who died on Tuesday at the age of 89. Bacall, whose film roles and romance and marriage...
  • Dr. Garfield D. Kington, West Baltimore physician

    Dr. Garfield D. Kington, West Baltimore physician
    Dr. Garfield D. Kington, a physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91. "We were colleagues on the medical staff at...
  • Lauren Bacall, legendary actress, dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, legendary actress, dies at 89
    Lauren Bacall, the smoky-voiced movie legend who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in "To Have and Have Not," has died at the age of 89, according to her family. Her death was confirmed by Robbert de Klerk, the co-managing partner of the Humphrey...
  • Ed Nelson, 'Peyton Place' Star, Character Actor, Dies at 85

    Ed Nelson, a star of the 1960s primetime soap "Peyton Place" and an actor with almost 200 credits, mostly in television, died on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C. He was 85. Nelson had most recently appeared in the 2003 courtroom thriller "Runaway Jury,"...
  • Lauren Bacall, Star of Hollywood's Golden Age, Dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, the sultry blonde siren who became an overnight star via a memorable film debut at age 19 opposite Humphrey Bogart in Howard Hawks' "To Have and Have Not," died Tuesday of a suspected stroke at her home in the Dakota in Manhattan. She was...