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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
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.
Mr. Rain was a regular on the stage at the Stratford Festival for decades, but he was perhaps best known for his chilly voice in “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
He helped create the beeps, clinks and whooshes of the original 1960s series on his way to an Emmy-winning career.
In his 10 years at National Public Radio, Mr. Bennet brought financial stability to the organization, which had been on shaky fiscal ground.
Among the most influential photographers of the 20th century, he was also known for his extensive pictorial record of Pablo Picasso’s life.
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In the 1940s and ’50s she was a glamorous Black star when there were few. Then she became a missionary.
One of his students became a president, another an actress. He also helped the university modernize during the 1970s and ’80s.
His vote for the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 prompted a gay-interest magazine to prepare to out him. He later regretted his vote and celebrated coming out.
At Yankee Stadium on Oct. 1, 1961, Mr. Durante, a 19-year-old truck driver, stood on his seat in right field and nabbed Roger Maris’s 61st home run one-handed.
His relentless campaigning and his exposure of South Vietnam’s “tiger cages” were instrumental in turning the American public and Congress against the war.