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Leon Cooper, Who Carried on a Battle for Tarawa, Dies at 98


A veteran of the fight to take a Pacific atoll in World War II, he fought for the return of Marines’ remains and to restore a beach as “hallowed ground.”

Paid Notice: Deaths GUZMAN, FORBES, LEON ARD


GUZMAN - FORBES - Leon ard. 75, passed away August 3rd. Born in NYC, raised in New Rochelle, resident of Brooklyn. Retired after 25 years with Social Services. A Renaissance man who participated in the arts and politics. A member of the Sons of the Revolution, W.W. II army veteran, and graduate of Columbia and Fordham. Survived by longtime companion, Cecil Kimberley and brother Robert. Cremation and burial at sea.

Paid Notice: Deaths KLEIN, LEON


KLEIN--Leon, of Boynton Beach, Florida, passed away December 13, 2006 after a long and valiant fight against Parkinsons disease. Beloved husband of Alice, devoted and beloved father of Ted, Doreen (David) and Adam, loving grandfather of David, Alyssa, Alison and Lauren.

Leon Fleisher, 92, Dies; Spellbinding Pianist Using One Hand or Two


Unable to use his right hand, he performed pieces written for left hand only, conducted and taught. Years later, he made a triumphant two-handed comeback.

Cleon and Leon Boyd, Vermont Twins Tied to the Land, Die at 64


They boiled sap at the family farm, groomed the ski slopes and played country music. The brothers died of the novel coronavirus, which also sickened many in their extended family.

Leon Kossoff, 92, Who Painted Portraits of Urban Life, Dies


His primary subjects were his family and friends, the many glories of London, and old master paintings in the National Gallery.

Leon Redbone, Idiosyncratic Throwback Singer, Is Dead at 69


He drew songs from Tin Pan Alley, the Delta blues and other sources. In the late 1970s, he introduced them to the “Saturday Night Live” crowd.

Leon Lederman, 96, Explorer (and Explainer) of the Subatomic World, Dies


A Nobel laureate who deepened science’s understanding of the building blocks of matter, he was called “the best ambassador of physics to the general public since Einstein.”

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Eli Leon, 82, Dies; Champion of African-American Quilt Makers


A collector and self-taught scholar, Mr. Leon was best known for his devotion to the work of the artist Rosie Lee Tompkins.

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Laurence Silberman, Conservative Touchstone on the Bench, Dies at 86

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 20:00:30 +0000

From his powerful perch on the D.C. appeals court, he voided gun controls and challenged press freedoms but also upheld the Affordable Care Act.

Kitten Natividad, Movie Star in Russ Meyer’s Bawdy World, Dies at 74

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 19:57:01 +0000

She was top-billed in his final feature, “Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens.” She was also his paramour and, he said, his favorite leading lady.

Tiffany Jackson, Texas Star Forward and W.N.B.A. Veteran, Dies at 37

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 03:58:59 +0000

She was an All-American in college and spent nine years as a pro. “I don’t think I’ve seen a player as competitive,” her college coach said.

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