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Obituaries

Stewart Greene, Who Helped Shaped TV Advertising, Dies at 91

Stewart Greene, an advertising executive whose creative acumen made airplanes sexy and indigestion entertaining, died on June 29 at his daughter’s home in Hoyt Harbor, N.Y., on Long Island. He was 91.The cause was cardiac arrest from complications of lung cancer, his daughter, Lisa Greene, said.Mr. Greene was a founder…...

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What They Left Behind: Legacies of the Recently Departed

A mind-altering poem. A transcendent song that stays with you forever. Movies that shook your belly or blew your mind. Recipes that rearranged your taste buds.Obituaries in The New York Times give account of the creations left behind by their subjects, and reading these life stories can be an exercise…...

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Robert Levine, Who Studied Kindness, Identity and Time, Dies at 73

Robert V. Levine, a social psychologist who conducted attention-getting studies into how different cultures perceive time, how car dealerships persuade customers to buy and whether a blind person is more likely to be helped across the street in Nashville or New York, died on June 22 in Santa Rosa, Calif.…...

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Arte Johnson, ‘Very Interesting’ Comic Actor, Is Dead at 90

Arte Johnson, a comic actor who won an Emmy for playing a diverse troupe of characters on the groundbreaking comedy show “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In,” died on Wednesday in Los Angeles. He was 90.His death was announced by a spokesman, Harlan Boll, who said Mr. Johnson had bladder and prostate…...

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Gary Duncan, San Francisco Psychedelic Rocker, Dies at 72

Gary Duncan, a guitarist, singer and songwriter best known for his work with Quicksilver Messenger Service, one of the leading bands in San Francisco’s psychedelic heyday, died on Saturday in a hospital in Woodland, Calif. He was 72.His wife, Dara Love Duncan, confirmed the death. She said that he fell…...

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Lee Iacocca, Visionary Automaker Who Led Both Ford and Chrysler, Is Dead at 94

Lee A. Iacocca, the visionary automaker who ran the Ford Motor Company and then the Chrysler Corporation and came to personify Detroit as the dream factory of America’s postwar love affair with the automobile, died on Tuesday at his home in Bel Air, Calif. He was 94.He had complications from…...

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Drablos, LT Joshua L.

LT Joshua L. Drablos, 27, of Forest, Va., died Friday, June 21, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Inurnment with full military honors will be at the United States Naval Academy on Thursday, July 11,…...

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Hudson, James Charles

James Charles Hudson, age 86, of Lynchburg, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019. He was born on July 9, 1932, in Lynchburg, son of the late Albert and Mary Hudson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Katherine H. Wade; three brothers, Albert…...

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Taylor, Evelyn Stevens Price

Evelyn Stevens Price Taylor, 93, of Lynchburg, Virginia, died Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Westminster Canterbury. She was the wife of the late Daniel Lee Taylor, III. They were married for 67 years. She was born on March 25, 1926 in Lynchburg, Virginia, the daughter of the late Withers F.…...

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Johnson, Charles William

Charles “Chuck” William Johnson, 84, of Pine Tag Lane, Appomattox, died on Monday, July 1, 2019, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Sandra Bowers Johnson. Born in Hickman, Ky., on March 8, 1935, he was the son of the late Sarah Anna Gaba and Edward Gideon Johnson.…...

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