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Obituaries Related to "Fischer" from New York Times Archive


Paid Notice: Deaths FISCHER, CELIA BENDER

2006-09-28T05:00:00+0000

FISCHER--Celia Bender beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died at 103 as she lived. A woman of kindness, dignity, sensitivity and beauty, she leaves to her family and to all who knew her an enduring legacy of unconditional love. You may wish to honor her memory with a contribution to the Jewish Home for the Elderly, 175 Jefferson Street, Fairfield, CT 06825.


Pal Benko, Who Stepped Aside for Bobby Fischer, Dies at 91

2019-08-26T21:08:14+0000

In 1970 Mr. Benko qualified for the world chess championship cycle but, past his peak as a competitive player, ceded his place to the much younger Mr. Fischer.


Shelby Lyman, 82, Dies; Unlikely Star of a Fischer-Spassky Broadcast

2019-08-20T09:00:14+0000

Mr. Lyman was a high-ranked player who was drafted to provide live commentary of the celebrated chess match in 1972. The show became an improbable hit.


Notable Deaths 2016: Artur Fischer

2018-06-06T18:20:14+0000


Artur Fischer, Inventor With More Patents Than Edison, Dies at 96

2016-02-09T00:27:42+0000

Mr. Fischer, an obsessive tinkerer, created a wall anchor that’s used by millions and the first synchronized camera flash, an idea that came to him when trying to photograph his newborn daughter.


Bobby Fischer Dies

2013-07-19T19:44:30+0000

Mr. Fischer was one of the most powerful American chess players in history.


Mary Ann Fischer, Whose Quintuplets Were a U.S. First, Dies at 79

2012-12-15T04:05:00+0000

Mrs. Fischer, who already had five children at home in Aberdeen, S.D., made big news in 1963 by delivering five more.


Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Lyrical and Powerful Baritone, Dies at 86

2012-05-18T16:06:41+0000

Mr. Fischer-Dieskau’s beautiful voice and mastery of technique made him the 20th century’s pre-eminent interpreter of art songs.


Clare Fischer, Arranger and Keyboardist, Is Dead at 83

2012-02-03T04:33:34+0000

Mr. Fischer was influential in jazz and arranged pop and R&B compositions for the likes of Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Prince and Celine Dion.


Patrick C. Fischer, Early Unabomber Target, Is Dead at 75

2011-08-31T04:34:21+0000

Mr. Fischer, a computer scientist whose theoretical work helped make Internet searches possible, was most widely known as an early target of the so-called Unabomber.



Latest NY Times Obituaries


John L. Canley, Belated Medal of Honor Recipient, Dies at 84

Wed, 18 May 2022 16:51:52 +0000

He was the first living Black Marine to be awarded America’s highest military decoration — 50 years after he demonstrated valor in Vietnam.

Maggie Peterson, a Memorable ‘Andy Griffith Show’ Guest, Dies at 81

Tue, 17 May 2022 23:18:25 +0000

As Charlene Darling, a member of the musical Darling family, she appeared in five episodes, beginning with one in which her character became smitten with Mr. Griffith’s.

Jürgen Blin, Who Went 7 Rounds Against Ali, Dies at 79

Tue, 17 May 2022 11:32:35 +0000

In 1971, Blin was a working-class fighter from Hamburg and a top contender in Germany. Ali was coming off a loss to Joe Frazier and needed to get back in shape.



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