Obituaries Related to "Crosby" from New York Times Archive
You might call him the Boston mangler. “I was doing everybody’s material,” he said, before discovering his own shtick and becoming the master of the malaprop.
A historian who added the sciences to the historian’s toolkit in investigating the impact of European culture on the world, starting with Columbus.
Mr. Taylor, who later became a drug counselor, was ejected from the band because of his drinking and drug use.
Dr William H Crosby Jr, pioneering hematologist who invented one of first devices to obtain biopsies of bowel, dies Jan 15 at age 90; photo (M)
CROSBY--Gordon E. Jr. A long time New York resident passed away at his home in Ft. Myers, FL, on Thursday, December 16, 2004 at the age of 84. Mr. Crosby was born in Remsen, Iowa, and raised near the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. He attended the University of Missouri, was president of Sigma Chi Fraternity, and held long standing University track records. At the onset of World War II, he married Betty Jo Hubbard, joined the Navy, served as a submarine officer on the USS Archerfish in the Pacif ...
CROSBY-John O. It is with great sadness that Manhattan School of Music mourns the passing of John Crosby, the School's president from 1976-1986. His extraordinary vision continues to influence generations of singers and Manhattan School of Music is privileged to carry forth with his legacy. The professionalism and musical insight that were his gifts to Manhattan School of Music and the opera world will be profoundly missed by all. David A. Rahm, Chairman, Board of Trustees Marta Istomin, Preside ...
John Crosby, who founded Santa Fe Opera in 1957 and built it into one of nation's most important opera companies, dies at age 76; photo (M)
CROSBY-John O. The Board of Directors of The Santa Fe Opera and the Board of Trustees of The Santa Fe Opera Foundation note with great sadness and a sense of deep loss the death of the Opera's founder and General Director Emeritus, John O. Crosby. A pioneer in American opera, John Crosby founded The Santa Fe Opera in 1957 as a summer festival in a theater that accommodated 480 people, located in the spectacular Sangre de Cristo Mountains. His vision led him, at age 29, to found a company that re ...
CROSBY-James H., Jr. On September 24. Services Saturday, September 28, 4 PM, Benta's Funeral Home, 630 St. Nicholas Ave. (at 141 St), NYC
CROSBY-Susan W. Died May 23. Wife of Sumner McK. Crosby Jr. of Woodbridge, CT. Mother of Sumner McK. Crosby III of Wilmington, DE, Timothy B. Crosby of Edmonds, WA, and Sarah C. Vokey of Camden, ME. She also leaves seven grandchildren. Memorial service will be held at Battell Chapel, Yale University, New Haven, Wednesday at 11 AM.
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