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Bonnie Burstow, Psychotherapist Who Rejected Psychiatry, Dies at 74

Bonnie Burstow, a feminist professor and psychotherapist who became a prominent voice in a movement that opposes psychiatry, is the belief that it is often more damaging than helpful to patients, died on Jan. 4 in Toronto. She was 74.Simon Adam, a friend and former student, said the cause was…...

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Hester Diamond, Passionate Art Collector, Is Dead at 91

Hester Diamond, a New York art collector, art dealer and interior designer who with her first husband amassed an astonishing Modernist collection, later tossed it aside in favor of old masters, and as a decorator loved to mix abstract art with antiques, died on Jan. 23 at her home in…...

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Obituary | Archbishop Alexander Joseph Brunett (1934 – 2020)

Obituaries Originally published January 31, 2020 at 1:41 pmUpdated January 31, 2020 at 10:00 pm Share story By Seattle Times photo staff The Seattle Times occasionally closes comments on particularly sensitive stories. If you would like to share your thoughts or experiences in relation to this story, please email the…...

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Louis Nirenberg, ‘One of the Great Mathematicians,’ Dies at 94

Louis Nirenberg, a mathematician who explored the complexities of equations commonly used by physicists and engineers, and who shared the 2015 Abel Prize, a top math award modeled after the Nobels, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 94.His death, at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, was announced by New…...

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Del Pitt Feldman, Who Made Crocheting Hip, Is Dead at 90

Del Pitt Feldman, whose crocheted designs helped redefine a homegrown technique that had been relegated to potholders and simple scarves as a respected medium for fashion and art, died on Jan. 14 at an assisted living facility in Mechanicsburg, Pa. She was 90.Her daughter Melissa E. Feldman confirmed the death.Ms.…...

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Jack Burns, a Comic Force on Camera and Off, Is Dead at 86

Jack Burns, who found fame as the hilariously pompous half of Burns and Schreiber, one of the best known comedy teams of the 1960s and ’70s, then made another mark as a television writer, dies on Monday in Toluca Lake, Calif. He was 86.Patti Lawhon, the executor of Mr. Burns’s…...

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Broncos Country mourns the loss of longtime superfan “Bronco Betty”

The Denver Broncos are mourning the loss this week of one of the team’s biggest fans: Ellen Levine-Jones, better known as “Bronco Betty.” Levine-Jones, a Northglenn resident who attended Broncos games since 1960, died Wednesday at the age of 78. “Broncos are saddened to learn of the passing of legendary…...

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Larry Field, developer and Frank Gehry associate who changed the L.A. skyline, dies at 89

Larry Field pioneered the concept of repurposing old industrial buildings as creative office space....

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Anne Cox Chambers, media heiress and former ambassador, dies at 100

Anne Cox Chambers, whose family operated several media companies under Cox Enterprises Inc., served as an ambassador to Belgium under President Carter....

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This week’s passages

John Andretti, 56, a versatile race-car driver who carved his own niche in one of the world’s most successful racing families, died Thursday after a three-year battle with colon cancer. Andretti became the first driver to attempt the Memorial Day double. He won on dirt tracks, street courses and superspeedways.…...

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