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Mr. Maxwell’s acquisitions helped Philip Morris become a consumer products giant.
McGEE--Morris G., Ed.D., of Caldwell, NJ, June 23, 2005. Survivors are wife Blanche, son Paul G. and wife Theresa, granddaughter Erin Devlin. Funeral Mass in St. Philomena Church, Lviingston, NJ, Monday, 11 A.M. Visiting in Farmer Funeral Home, 45 Roseland Ave., Roseland, NJ Sunday 2-5 PM. Donations to The Moe McGee Scholarship Fund, Montclair State University, Montclair State Foundation, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043, would be appreciated.
She was a rare woman in broadcast sports journalism when she began her career in the late 1960s, but she helped pave the way for the many women who followed.
In more than four dozen books, Morris explored foreign lands, her own Britain and her experience as a transgender woman.
She spent 33 years on the two-volume biography, examining 460,000 items at the Library of Congress that stretched 319 linear feet.
The author of an acclaimed biography of Theodore Roosevelt inserted himself as a fictional narrator in his book on Reagan, a device that some critics scorned.
He pioneered a style of radical simplification and wrote influential essays about it. But he also restlessly went beyond it, taking in performance, earthworks and more.
Mr. Morris’s long list of movie, theater and television credits included the melodies to the songs “Springtime for Hitler” and “Blazing Saddles.”
She uncovered the latest trends for more than five decades, including 32 years at The New York Times, where she became the chief fashion writer.
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His first film, the story of a young woman’s erotic adventures, was initially blocked by French censors but became a runaway hit.
A master of the assist, he played alongside Bill Walton and Jamaal Wilkes on teams that John Wooden led to the N.C.A.A. championship in 1972 and 1973.
He first gained wide recognition for his work with John Coltrane. He went on to a fertile, prolific career, releasing dozens of albums as a leader.