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  • Gloria B. Katzenberg

    Gloria B. Katzenberg
    Gloria B. Katzenberg, a noted needlepoint artist, writer and volunteer who was a founder of Center Stage and the Chamber Jazz Society, died Dec. 30 at Roland Park Place of complications from injuries suffered in a fall. She was 91. "She had many, many...
  • Wolfgang E. 'Wolf' Thormann

    Wolfgang E. 'Wolf' Thormann
    Wolfgang E. "Wolf" Thormann, former professor and chairman of the department of modern languages at Goucher College and a lifelong Francophile, died Monday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of heart failure. He was 90. "The students loved him, and he...
  • Lee Sandlin, Chicago author known for depth of research, dies at 58

    Lee Sandlin, Chicago author known for depth of research, dies at 58
    Lee Sandlin, a writer, covered a broad range of subjects in books and articles, producing everything from a historical look at life along the Mississippi River in the 19th century to a study of how early tornado chasing brought about the field of...
  • Genevieve M. DiCamillo, homemaker

    Genevieve M. DiCamillo, homemaker
    Genevieve M. DiCamillo, a homemaker and accomplished Italian cook who was known for her family dinners, died Saturday at her Hamilton home of breast cancer. She was 105. The daughter of immigrant Italian parents, Angelo Santastefano, a coal miner, and...
  • Francesco Rosi, left 'indelible mark' on Italian filmmaking, dies at 92

    Francesco Rosi, left 'indelible mark' on Italian filmmaking, dies at 92
    Italian director and screenwriter Francesco Rosi, whose films took on corruption in postwar Italy, winning top honors at the Venice and Cannes film festivals, has died. He was 92. Rosi died Saturday in Rome, according to Italian news reports. The...
  • JPL scientist killed in Van Nuys plane crash aided 'extreme' exploration

    Alberto Enrique Behar dedicated his career to the idea that there was no place too hot, too cold or too remote for science. At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Arizona State University, he developed robotic instruments that investigated...
  • Gilbert L. 'Gil' Watson III

    Gilbert L. 'Gil' Watson III
    Gilbert L. "Gil" Watson III, a former longtime Baltimore Sun editor who led the metropolitan staff during a period of groundbreaking watchdog reporting in the 1980s and 1990s and also was assistant managing editor of Sunday and daily features, died...
  • Taylor Negron dies at 57; comedian, actor, playwright

    Taylor Negron dies at 57; comedian, actor, playwright
    He was the surly pizza man who interrupted a class at Ridgemont High to deliver a double-cheese-and-sausage to the cool-guy student played by Sean Penn. He was the Olsen twins' prissy, Spanish-accented nanny, Manuelo, on "So Little Time." He was the...
  • Kim Fowley, the eccentric L.A. producer-manager who created the Runaways, is dead at 75

    Kim Fowley, the eccentric L.A. producer-manager who created the Runaways, is dead at 75
    Kim Fowley, the mercurial and eccentric music producer and Svengali who created and managed the all-female rock group the Runaways in the 1970s, died Thursday after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. Fowley had been periodically posting...
  • William DeFord 'Bill' Cosden Jr., businessman

    William DeFord 'Bill' Cosden Jr., businessman
    William DeFord "Bill" Cosden Jr., founder of a water conditioning firm who served in the Navy during World War II, died Thursday at Longview Nursing Home in Manchester of respiratory failure. He was 85. The son of William DeFord Cosden Sr., a farmer,...
  • Charles Brumback: Former Orlando Sentinel president, CEO dies at 86

    Charles Brumback: Former Orlando Sentinel president, CEO dies at 86
    Charles Brumback's decades-long career in the newspaper industry started with a chance meeting. Brumback never had an interest in writing, his son Charles Brumback Jr. said. He was "a numbers guy." In the late 1950s he was working as a certified...