Celebrity Deaths:Let's Celebrate their Lives

Obituaries: Let's Pay Tributes to their Accomplishments

Nina Griscom, Model, Entrepreneur and ‘It Girl’ of the ’80s, Dies at 65

[ad_1] Nina graduated from Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Conn., and attended Barnard College in Manhattan, where she majored in…

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Nina Griscom, Model, Entrepreneur and ‘It Girl’ of the ’80s, Dies at 65
Clayton Christensen, Guru of ‘Disruptive Innovation,’ Dies at 67

Clayton Christensen, Guru of ‘Disruptive Innovation,’ Dies at 67

[ad_1] Clayton M. Christensen, a professor at Harvard Business School whose groundbreaking 1997 book, “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” outlined his theories…

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Margo Lion, Producer of ‘Hairspray’ and More, Dies at 75

[ad_1] Perhaps her biggest contribution to “Angels” was to help recruit George C. Wolfe — the young director she had…

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Margo Lion, Producer of ‘Hairspray’ and More, Dies at 75
Frieda Caplan, Who Enlivened the Produce Aisle, Dies at 96

Frieda Caplan, Who Enlivened the Produce Aisle, Dies at 96

[ad_1] Frieda Rapoport Caplan, a food distributor who changed the look of American produce aisles and made palates more adventurous…

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Claudio Roditi, Lyrical Jazz Trumpeter, Is Dead at 73

[ad_1] Claudio Roditi, a Brazilian-born jazz trumpeter celebrated for his impeccable technique, warm sound and lyrical playing, died on Jan.…

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Claudio Roditi, Lyrical Jazz Trumpeter, Is Dead at 73
Frederic Berman, Protector of Renters in New York, Dies at 92

Frederic Berman, Protector of Renters in New York, Dies at 92

[ad_1] Frederic S. Berman, a former state legislator and judge who, as a Lindsay administration official, helped usher in a…

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Sonny Grosso, Cop Who Severed ‘French Connection,’ Dies at 89

[ad_1] Sonny Grosso, the true-blue New York City police detective who with his gung-ho partner made the record heroin bust…

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Sonny Grosso, Cop Who Severed ‘French Connection,’ Dies at 89
George Herbert Walker III, 88, Dies; Ambassador and Cousin of Presidents

George Herbert Walker III, 88, Dies; Ambassador and Cousin of Presidents

[ad_1] George Herbert Walker III, a cousin of two presidents, a former United States ambassador to Hungary and a prominent…

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Carol Serling, Rod’s Wife and Tender of ‘Twilight Zone’ Flame, Dies at 90

[ad_1] Carol Serling, who helped extend the legacy of her husband, Rod Serling, the television writer best known for creating…

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Carol Serling, Rod’s Wife and Tender of ‘Twilight Zone’ Flame, Dies at 90
Jim Lehrer, Longtime PBS News Anchor, Is Dead at 85

Jim Lehrer, Longtime PBS News Anchor, Is Dead at 85

[ad_1] For 36 years, mostly teaming with Robert MacNeil, he offered an alternative to network evening news programs with in-depth…

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Jack Van Impe, End Times Preacher on TV, Is Dead at 88

[ad_1] Jack Van Impe, a televangelist who reached a wide audience interpreting current events through apocalyptic passages of the Bible…

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Jack Van Impe, End Times Preacher on TV, Is Dead at 88
Tom Railsback, Who Reconciled G.O.P. to Oust Nixon, Dies at 87

Tom Railsback, Who Reconciled G.O.P. to Oust Nixon, Dies at 87

[ad_1] A moderate Republican congressman from Illinois, he forged a compromise on two articles of impeachment that passed the House…

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Lee Gelber, Dean of New York Tour Guides, Dies at 81

[ad_1] Lee Gelber, a Bronx-born urban sherpa known for his drollery and definitude and celebrated by his peers as the…

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Lee Gelber, Dean of New York Tour Guides, Dies at 81
Michael I. Sovern, Who Led Columbia U. in Eventful Era, Dies at 88

Michael I. Sovern, Who Led Columbia U. in Eventful Era, Dies at 88

[ad_1] Michael I. Sovern, an ebullient law professor who as president of Columbia University during the 1980s and ’90s shored…

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Morgan Wootten, Acclaimed High School Basketball Coach, Dies at 88

[ad_1] “We fronted and backed Lew the entire game,” Wootten recalled in “From Orphans to Champions: The Story of DeMatha’s…

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Morgan Wootten, Acclaimed High School Basketball Coach, Dies at 88