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DOWNS-Lawrence A., MD, age 65. Loving husband of Elvira Downs, MD and father of Bethany. Died May 20, 2001 in New London, NH. He had a 30 year psychiatric practice in NYC. Memorial service and reception for friends and family on Sunday June 3, at 11:00 AM at the Lake Sunapee Country Club, 100 Country Club Lane, New London, NH. Donations in his name may be made to the Yale Basketball Assoc., P.O. Box 1844, New Haven, CT. 06508-1844.
His younger brother, a police officer, was assassinated by a drug gang at 22, a key moment in the city’s crack epidemic of the 1980s.
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On the federal bench, he voided a New York law banning the sale of birth-control products to minors. He considered himself a Republican civil libertarian.
She overcame many hurdles, including rejection by Cornell’s medical school, which told her a black man before her “didn’t work out.” (He had died.)
Mr. Leathers, 37, was a rising talent on New York’s straight-ahead jazz scene and had played on two Grammy-winning albums.
His performances in both classical ballet and modern existential works were widely hailed. “He was my hero,” American Ballet Theater’s director said.
Dr. Roberts worked with other engineers to create the underpinnings of the Arpanet, making many crucial decisions. But his work did not make him rich.
In 1951, at a time when few women were being admitted into the executive suites of any industry, she became a vice president of American Airlines.
He was a dirty trickster for Czechoslovakia during the Cold War. Then he defected to the West and taught the perils of propaganda to journalism students.
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