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BRAY--Douglas Weston, PhD age 87 of Tenafly, NJ, on May 9, 2006. Beloved husband of Ann Howard, PhD. Devoted father of Gerald L. Bray and Christopher J. Bray. Funeral service Friday 12 Noon at the Barrett Funeral Home, 148 Dean Dr, Tenafly, NJ. Interment Brookside Cemetery, Englewood, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations to The SIOP Foundation c/o The Bray-Howard Fund, PO Box 1205 Bowling Green OH 43402. For directions please visit www.barrettfuneralhome.net
CHERRY-Douglas MacMillan 38, tragically lost September 11 at the World Trade Center. Husband of Sarah, awesome father of Emma, Isabel and Jack. Son of Douglas and Anne, brother of Meg Smith and Barbara Schenck. Brother-inlaw of Drew Smith. Bill Schenck and Burns and Ruth Patterson. Uncle of Barbara, Kevin and Mollly Smith, Sarah and Alex Briggs and Amanda and Robert Patterson. Son-in-law of Remington and Duane Patterson. Loved beyond measure by family and friends alike, he graduated from Mariemo ...
Dr. Coleman upset scientific dogma by discovering that genes — not willpower, eating habits or other behaviors — could cause obesity in some people.
DOUGLAS - Jane Conner. Wife of the late Edward M. Douglas. Died on 12/25 at her home on Martha's Vineyard.
DAVENPORT--Douglas. 75, May 22, 2004. Beloved father of Dori Davenport, grandfather of Joanna, Charlie, and Richie Leunig of Milwaukee, WI. He was predeceased by his wife of 26 years, Alice Rudder Davenport. He worked for 30 years in TV news in NYC, including 20 years at NBC News, from where he retired in 1993, to Cary, NC. Memorial service to be June 10, at Unitarian/ Universalist Church, Brookfield, WI.
A leading collector of Cambodian relics, he was credited with helping preserve Khmer culture. He was also charged with trafficking in looted treasures.
A deft musician and beloved mentor, he helped keep steel-pan music — his bridge to the Caribbean — a vibrant part of New York life. He had the coronavirus.
His rugged good looks and muscular intensity made him a commanding presence in films like “Lust for Life,” “Spartacus” and “Paths of Glory.”
He insisted on viewing art through a social prism as he moved in two cultures, the alternative-art world and the Lower Manhattan gay community.
He helped conceive the environmental agency that President Nixon created in 1970 and oversaw it through crises in the Carter administration.
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His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.
He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”
One of the first voices heard on the airwaves in Asia, he became recognized by generations of listeners in India over 42 years of broadcasting Bollywood music.
He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.
His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.