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Bryan Forbes, ‘Stepford Wives’ Director, Is Dead at 86

2013-05-09T00:43:05+0000

Mr. Forbes had a string of screenwriting credits and was also an actor and an author, but he was best remembered for the film that endures as an artifact of high camp and even as a quasi-feminist document.


Forbes Carlile, Innovative Coach Who Studied Science of Swimming, Dies at 95

2016-08-02T21:18:39+0000

Carlile introduced a two-beat kick that saved energy, encouraged interval training and championed tapering training before major competitions.


Bryan Forbes, ‘Stepford Wives’ Director, Is Dead at 86

2013-05-09T00:43:05+0000

Mr. Forbes had a string of screenwriting credits and was also an actor and an author, but he was best remembered for the film that endures as an artifact of high camp and even as a quasi-feminist document.


James Michaels, Longtime Forbes Editor, Dies at 86

2007-10-04T04:00:00+0000

Mr. Michaels gave an acerbic, contrarian voice to Forbes magazine in 37 years as its editor and influenced generations of business journalists.


Paid Notice: Deaths RUSSELL, ESTHER FORBES

2006-12-02T05:00:00+0000

RUSSELL--Esther Forbes, 87, died peacefully on November 29 at her home in Quogue, NY, after a brief illness. Devoted mother to her son, Hollis and his wife, Alice, and adoring grandmother to her three grandchildren, Alex, Hamish and Charlotte. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Ponquoque Avenue (PO Box 762), Hampton Bays, NY 11946, where memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 6, at 11am.


Paid Notice: Deaths RUSSELL, ESTHER, FORBES

2006-12-01T05:00:00+0000

RUSSELL--Esther, Forbes. 87, died peacefully on November 29 at her home in Quogue, NY, after a brief illness. Devoted mother to her son, Hollis and his wife, Alice, and adoring grandmother to her three grandchildren, Alex, Hamish and Charlotte. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Ponquoque Avenue (PO Box 762), Hampton Bays, NY 11946, where memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 6, at 11am.


John Ripley Forbes, 93, Who Planted Many Nature Museums, Is Dead

2006-09-05T05:00:00+0000

John Ripley Forbes, a naturalist, conservationist and educator whose genius for persuading complete strangers to give him things, be they cold cash or gently used polar bears, helped him plant hundreds of nature museums for children in more than 30 states, died Aug. 26 in Atlanta. He was 93 and lived in Sandy Springs, Ga. The cause was a heart attack, his wife, Margaret, said.


John Ripley Forbes, 93, Who Planted Many Nature Museums, Is Dead

2006-09-05T04:00:00+0000

John Ripley Forbes was a naturalist, conservationist and educator whose genius for persuading complete strangers to give him things helped him plant hundreds of nature museums.


Elliot Forbes, 88, a Scholar Whose Specialty Was Beethoven, Dies

2006-01-14T05:00:00+0000

Elliot Forbes, a retired Harvard University professor of music whose revision of ''Thayer's Life of Beethoven'' became a pillar of Beethoven scholarship, died at his home in Cambridge, Mass., on Tuesday, family members said. He was 88. A much-loved fixture on the campus, Mr. Forbes also conducted the Harvard Glee Club and the Radcliffe Choral Society in the 1960's and mentored several generations of Beethoven scholars. He retired as the Fanny Peabody professor of music in 1984 but stayed on ...


Paid Notice: Deaths FORBES, ELLIOT

2006-01-13T05:00:00+0000

FORBES--Elliot. Masterful musician, inspiring conductor and teacher, eminent Beethoven scholar, faithful and amusing friend. Richard Wilson



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