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  • Former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley dies

    Former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley dies
    Actress and former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley died Tuesday morning in Beverly Hills, Calif., after a second battle with breast cancer, television station WTOK in Meridian, Miss., reported Tuesday evening. Mobley represented Mississippi at the Miss...
  • Ralph Baer dies at 92; inventor was behind video game console

    Ralph Baer, an inventor whose design sparked the idea for the first video game console years before Atari and Nintendo became household staples, died Saturday at his home in Manchester, N.H. He was 92. His death was confirmed by his son, Mark Baer,...
  • Ann Marcus dies at 93; TV writer co-created 'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman'

    Ann Marcus dies at 93; TV writer co-created 'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman'
    Emmy Award-winning writer Ann Marcus, who worked on classic soap operas and co-created the "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" spoof of them, died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was 93. She had been battling several age-related...
  • Ronald Saypol dies at 85; led model-train maker Lionel into retailing

    Ronald Saypol, who transformed Lionel Corp., the biggest U.S. maker of electric model trains, into a toy retailer that years later went bankrupt, has died. He was 85. He died Nov. 28 at a nursing home in Jackson, Wyo., after several years of ill health,...
  • Paul Ritterhoff, hardware store owner

    Paul Ritterhoff, hardware store owner
    Paul Ritterhoff, a retired co-owner of a Baltimore hardware and plumbing supply store who was a longtime Baltimore Streetcar Museum member and volunteer, died Tuesday of kidney failure at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 91. The son of Charles J....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Lark Galloway-Gilliam, South L.A. community activist, dies at 61

    Lark Galloway-Gilliam, South L.A. community activist, dies at 61
    Lark Galloway-Gilliam, a longtime community advocate who waged successful campaigns to improve health and environmental quality in South Los Angeles by taking on big oil companies, preserving trees and expanding dining options, has died. She was 61....
  • 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...