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Bernard Slade, 89, Dies; ‘Partridge Family’ Creator and Playwright

Bernard Slade, a writer who created the enduring 1970s television...

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Jennifer Davis, 85, Dies; Led Divestment Effort Over Apartheid

Jennifer Davis, who came to the United States from South Africa and helped galvanize the divestment and sanctions campaign to undermine apartheid, died on Oct. 15 in Montclair, N.J. She was...

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Ron Fairly, Dodger Star Turned Broadcaster, Dies at 81

Ron Fairly, an outfielder and first baseman who in a career of nearly half a century played on three World Series championship teams with the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1960s and later moved to the broadcast booth, died on Wednesday in Indian Wells, Calif. He was...

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Gerald Baliles, Virginia Democratic Governor in ’80s, Dies at 79

Gerald L. Baliles, a former Democratic governor of Virginia who pushed through a $10 billion transportation initiative as well as measures to clean up Chesapeake Bay, died on Tuesday at his home in Charlottesville, Va. He was 79. Gov. Ralph Northam confirmed the death, from cancer, in a statement. Mr.…...

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Kadri Gopalnath, 69, Dies; Brought the Saxophone to Indian Music

Kadri Gopalnath was a youngster growing up in a small village in southern India when he first heard the alto saxophone at...

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Jonathan Gradess, Legal Defender of the Poor, Dies at 72

Jonathan Gradess, a prominent death penalty opponent who for nearly four decades fought for New York’s poor defendants by winning legal safeguards for them from the Legislature and guiding a legion of lawyers working on their behalf, died on Oct. 2 at his home near Albany....

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‘Celebration of life’ memorial set for Washington state civic leader Jim Ellis

The late Jim Ellis will be honored in a public “celebration of life” memorial service in December. Ellis, the revered Washington state civic leader, died Oct. 22 at 98. He was remembered by family and public officials for spearheading public works projects, including a cleaner Lake Washington and the King…...

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Maguire, Judith Kaye

Judith Kaye Maguire, 74, of Huddleston, Virginia passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on August 17, 1945, she was the daughter of Vyron Wendell Frye and Virginia Maye Frye. Judi is survived by her husband of 54 years, Larry Maguire; children, Brenda Biesemier (Karl),…...

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Ramsey, Max “Mike” H.

Max “Mike” Hans Ramsey, 60, of Madison Heights, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019, following a lengthy battle with cancer. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Monday, November 4, 2019, at Fort Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Ed Parrish officiating. The family will receive friends from…...

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Harrington, Patricia L.

Patricia L. Harrington, 95, of Lynchburg, died peacefully on Monday, October 28, 2019, at her home in front of her favorite view of Tobacco Row Mountain. Patricia was born on May 21, 1924, in Saginaw, Michigan, a daughter of the late Gerald and Henrietta Bates. She was the wife of…...

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