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Donald Cornwell

PURCHASE FLOWERS SHARE A MEMORY OR CONDOLENCE <!– –> <!– –><!– –><!– –> <!– –> ATKINS Donald Cornwell, 82, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. Buy flowers SHOP Share a memory of SHARE...

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Gary Starkweather, inventor of the laser printer, dies at 81

Gary Starkweather, an engineer and inventor who designed the first laser printer, bringing the power of the printing press to almost anyone, died on Dec. 26 at a hospital in Orlando, Florida. He was 81. His wife, Joyce, said the cause was leukemia. Starkweather was working as a junior engineer…...

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Sylvia Jukes Morris, Biographer of Clare Boothe Luce, Dies at 84

When Sylvia Jukes Morris was writing her monumental two-volume biography of Clare Booth Luce, she discovered several facts at variance with what Ms. Luce had put forth in the public record.“I tracked down her New York birth certificate and found that she was born in March, not April, 1903, and…...

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Gary Starkweather, Inventor of the Laser Printer, Dies at 81

Gary Starkweather, an engineer and inventor who designed the first laser printer, bringing the power of the printing press to almost anyone, died on Dec. 26 at a hospital in Orlando, Fla. He was 81.His wife, Joyce, said the cause was leukemia.Mr. Starkweather was working as a junior engineer in…...

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Burke, Michael James

Michael James Burke, 46, of Lynchburg, went home to be with His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Friday, January 10, 2020 at his mother’s residence. He was born August 15, 1973 in Whittier California to Joanne Burke, and James Burke. Michael is survived by his parents; and his loving…...

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Wright, Virginia Jones

Virginia Jones Wright, age 88, of Bedford, departed this life on Friday, January 10, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wright. She is survived by her three children, Michael E. Wright, Karen W. Austin and Cynthia L. Wright; one grandson, Charles “Skip” Wright; other relatives and…...

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Dail Sr., William Lee

William “Bill” Lee Dail Sr., 78, of Lynchburg and originally of Salem, Va., departed this life on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Heritage Green Assisted Living and Memory Care. He was born on September 5, 1941 in Roanoke, Va. to the late Lonnie Lee and Lillian Mondie Dail. Following his…...

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Jones II, Horace David “Butch”

Horace David “Butch” Jones II Horace David “Butch” Jones II, entered eternal peace on Saturday, January 11, 2020. He battled cancer as a strong and brave warrior and fought the good fight with God by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace David Jones Sr., Fannie…...

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Page Jr., Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson Page Jr., 62, of Roseland, departed this life on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at his home. Born in Charlottesville, November 22, 1957, he was a son of the late Tom Wilson Page Sr. and Sarah Epps Page. He leaves to cherish his memories, his beloved wife of 43…...

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Tyree, Homer Stewart

Homer Stewart Tyree, 91, of Madison Heights, Va., passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at The Carrington in Lynchburg, Va. Homer was a life long resident of Amherst County. He was the son of the late Norman and Maggie Turner Tyree. Homer is preceded in death by his wife,…...

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