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COMBS-Mason. The Officers and members of the Society of Illustrators deeply mourn the passing of beloved member Mason Combs. He will be missed by all who knew him.
COOLEY-E. Mason. Friends, colleagues and family mourn the loss on July 25 of Mason Cooley, noted teacher (College of Staten Island, Columbia University), author, aphorist, member of the Society of Senior Scholars at Columbia University, and great friend. Survived by his cousin, Ann Cooley Sangine of Reston, Virginia. Donations in Mason's name can be made to the College of Staten Island Library, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, New York 10314. A memorial is planned for the fall.
He was at the forefront of a tax-policy movement based on the ideas of Henry George, which helped spark the Progressive movement in the 19th century.
Part of a family of artists, she was known for creating abstract works by a process she liked to call “letting a painting talk to you.”
Championing living composers, Dr. Mason commissioned more than 70 pieces for the king of instruments while teaching for a record 67 years.
His large wall reliefs and other sculptures explored the artistic possibilities of clay.
Before their game against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, the Knicks saluted Mason, a former player who died early Saturday morning after experiencing congestive heart failure a few weeks ago.
Mason, whose muscular play and fearsome court persona helped the Knicks reach the N.B.A. finals in 1994, was an unlikely success story.
Mr. Rudolph, who won five PGA Tour titles in a 23-year career, was known for his craftsmanship.
Mr. Mason was a British sculptor whose teeming street scenes and narrative tableaux evoked an animated world of ordinary people caught up in the drama of daily life.
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His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.
With a keen eye for young talent, he helped boost the careers of Steve Martin, John Denver, Kenny Rogers and many other performers.
The Kremlin’s fiercest critic, whose work brought arrests, attacks and a near-fatal poisoning in 2020, had spent months in isolation.