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Cedric Dixon, Towering Detective in Harlem, Dies at 48

2020-04-16T18:41:53+0000

His death in March is believed to be the first of a sworn New York City police officer caused by the coronavirus.


Stephen Dixon, Prolific Writer of Experimental Fiction, Dies at 83

2019-11-10T18:44:55+0000

The author of 18 novels and hundreds of short stories, he never found fame or big sales. But his idiosyncratic storytelling drew praise.


David Dixon, Despite a Reassuring Text Message, Dies in Brussels Attacks

2016-03-25T12:51:05+0000

Mr. Dixon, 51, a British software developer and father, told his family he was safe after the airport blast — then he went to the Maelbeek subway station.


Alan J. Dixon, 86, Is Dead; U.S. Senator Who Championed Illinois

2014-07-08T01:16:17+0000

Mr. Dixon was a two-term United States senator from Illinois in the 1980s and early ’90s who was known for keen attention to constituents’ needs.


Jane Holmes Dixon, Bishop Who Stared Down Barriers, Dies at 75

2012-12-31T01:36:05+0000

Bishop Dixon, a leader in the Diocese of Washington, was elected as the second female bishop in the history of the Episcopal Church.


Jessy Dixon, Gospel Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 73

2011-09-27T02:05:22+0000

Mr. Dixon helped popularize gospel music with his energetic style and found a wider audience touring and recording with Paul Simon.


David F. Dixon, Force Behind Saints and Superdome, Dies at 87

2010-08-09T23:23:40+0000

Mr. Dixon, the longtime owner of a French Quarter shop, pursued pro football for New Orleans since the late 1950s.His efforts led to an expansion team in 1967.


Bill Dixon, Leading Edge of Avant-Garde Jazz, Dies at 84

2010-06-19T21:25:56+0000

Mr. Dixon, a trumpeter, composer and educator, fought to raise the profile of free improvisation.


Ivan Dixon, Actor in ‘Hogan’s Heroes,’ Dies at 76

2008-03-20T04:00:00+0000

Mr. Dixon was best known for playing Sgt. James Kinchloe on the 1960s sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” but his films included vivid portrayals of black struggles in the American South.


Frank J. Dixon Dies at 87; Led Way in Immunology

2008-02-13T05:00:00+0000

Dr. Dixon’s penetrating studies of how misdirected responses by the immune system can cause diseases that damage the kidneys and other organs won him an Albert Lasker Award in 1975.



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