Celebrity Deaths:Let's Celebrate their Lives

Obituaries: Let's Pay Tributes to their Accomplishments

Hugh Southern, a Creator of the TKTS Booth, Dies at 87

[ad_1] He held high-profile positions at the Metropolitan Opera and the National Endowment for the Arts, battling critics who wanted…

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Hugh Southern, a Creator of the TKTS Booth, Dies at 87
César Pelli, Designer of Iconic Buildings Around the World, Dies at 92

César Pelli, Designer of Iconic Buildings Around the World, Dies at 92

[ad_1] The architect César Pelli, whose firm designed Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia and…

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Angus McQueen, the N.R.A.’s Image Maker, Dies at 74

[ad_1] Angus McQueen, whose Midwest advertising agency was a principal architect of the National Rifle Association’s modern image until the…

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Angus McQueen, the N.R.A.’s Image Maker, Dies at 74
Marylou Whitney, Social Queen of the Racing World, Dies at 93

Marylou Whitney, Social Queen of the Racing World, Dies at 93

[ad_1] A Villa, a Castle, a WildernessThe house sat amid the sprawling C. V. Whitney Farm, founded in 1896 by…

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Ida Wyman, Whose Camera Captured Ordinary People, Dies at 93

[ad_1] Ida Wyman, a photographer who in the 1940s and ’50s roamed New York and other cities to capture compelling…

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Ida Wyman, Whose Camera Captured Ordinary People, Dies at 93
Arthur Ryan, Who Founded the Low-Cost Fashion Chain Primark, Dies at 83

Arthur Ryan, Who Founded the Low-Cost Fashion Chain Primark, Dies at 83

[ad_1] At the time, Penneys was a two-floor store on a street with little foot traffic. Accepting a business award…

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L. Bruce Laingen, Senior Hostage During Iran Crisis, Dies at 96

[ad_1] L. Bruce Laingen, the highest-ranking American official held in Iran during the 444-day-long hostage ordeal that began there in…

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L. Bruce Laingen, Senior Hostage During Iran Crisis, Dies at 96
Dr. John Tanton, Quiet Catalyst in Anti-Immigration Drive, Dies at 85

Dr. John Tanton, Quiet Catalyst in Anti-Immigration Drive, Dies at 85

[ad_1] Dr. John Tanton, a small-town ophthalmologist who founded or fostered the nation’s leading anti-immigration groups, which have helped shape…

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Mortimer Caplin, Tactful but Tough Tax Collector, Dies at 103

[ad_1] As I.R.S. commissioner in the Kennedy administration, Mr. Caplin promised to be “both reasonable and vigorous” and largely succeeded.…

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Mortimer Caplin, Tactful but Tough Tax Collector, Dies at 103
Aaron Rosand, Renowned Violinist With a Famous Fiddle, Dies at 92

Aaron Rosand, Renowned Violinist With a Famous Fiddle, Dies at 92

[ad_1] Aaron Rosand, a leading violinist who closed out an astonishingly long career with a dramatic, emotion-filled gesture, selling his…

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Mitchell Feigenbaum, Physicist Who Made Sense of Chaos, Dies at 74

[ad_1] Mitchell J. Feigenbaum, a pioneer in the field of mathematical physics known as chaos, died on June 30 in…

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Mitchell Feigenbaum, Physicist Who Made Sense of Chaos, Dies at 74
Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85

Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85

[ad_1] Elijah Jerry Green Jr. — nicknamed Pumpsie by his mother, Gladys, as a child though he was never sure…

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Maty Ezraty, Who Spread Her Yoga Methods Globally, Dies at 55

[ad_1] Maty Ezraty, who helped popularize the ancient practice of yoga in the United States and created a rigorous teaching…

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Maty Ezraty, Who Spread Her Yoga Methods Globally, Dies at 55
Alan Rogan, Keeper of Rock Guitars, Smashed Ones Included, Dies at 68

Alan Rogan, Keeper of Rock Guitars, Smashed Ones Included, Dies at 68

[ad_1] LONDON — In the pop music world, Alan Rogan carried a certain star power all his own. He was…

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Lucette Lagnado, Memoirist of Jews in Old Cairo, Dies at 62

[ad_1] For her mother, giving up that job signaled the end of those “great arrogant years in the life of…

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Lucette Lagnado, Memoirist of Jews in Old Cairo, Dies at 62