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BLACKBURN -- Frederick ''Rick'' P., 62 years on June 16, 2003. Husband, brother, uncle, great-uncle, WF1NJ, BSA, USCF, Explorers Club Emeritus. Visiting Friday, June 20, from 2-5 and 7-9PM at Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleecker Street, NYC. hometown.aol.com/ wjbcqeagle/Rick.html >>AD#
For decades he made his art in dingy Manhattan hotel rooms, living hand-to-mouth, hoping for his big break. It finally arrived, just a few years before his death.
He began his career at 12, playing jazz in nightclubs. He went on to become a prolific composer who merged European and African-American influences.
The commander of troops in Europe, he had faced enemy fire in three wars before emerging with only cuts from a rocket attack by radical West German leftists in 1981.
The oldest of four boys, he had little interest in his brothers’ conglomerate or politics. Instead, he collected art and restored manor houses.
A wealthy House member and a champion of liberal causes as a New York civic leader, he was forced to quit Congress in 1982 in a corruption scandal.
He was a staunch defender of the president amid the administration’s Watergate crisis and later served as Gerald Ford’s trade representative.
Douglass, who was described as an adviser to President Lincoln, a skillful writer and orator and an activist for abolition and women’s suffrage, died suddenly.
As leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles from 1988 to 2002, he elevated female and Hispanic clergy. And he championed the ordination of gay men and lesbians.
Mr. Lacey won convictions against mayors, other public officials and Mafia members before becoming a judge whose cases included the French Connection trial.
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He drew headlines in 2006 when he was struck by birdshot from a shotgun fired by Vice President Dick Cheney in a hunting accident — then apologized himself for the incident.
She was a Broadway star at 23 and then quit acting, but later re-emerged in films like “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “A Christmas Story.”
In a career that included a Tony nomination for “Company,” he specialized in playing uptight characters, notably Candice Bergen’s stuffy straight man.
Mr. Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup in late 1999 but resigned under threat of impeachment in 2008. He drew fire for his ties to Washington.
A prisoner at Auschwitz and three other camps, he dealt with his trauma in semiabstract art that depicted crematories, ovens and chimneys.
By mechanizing and greatly expanding production, he made the gooey yellow chicks an Easter favorite and a pop-culture phenomenon.