Obituaries Related to "Olson" from New York Times Archive
He led the Wildcats to 23 consecutive appearances in the N.C.A.A. tournament, winning the championship in 1997. Earlier, he took Iowa to the Final Four.
Among the biggest stories handled by Mr. Olson in his career, perhaps his most important was persuading Rock Hudson to announce that he had AIDS.
The case of Mr. Olson caused a public uproar in the early 1980s after the authorities admitted paying him $100,000 to reveal the locations of his victims’ bodies.
Mr. Olson was a former union vice president who played a major role in expanding the nation’s largest health care workers’ local.
OLSON--James C. PhD, 88, president of the University of Missouri (1976-1984) and chancellor of the University of Missouri - Kansas City (1968-1976), died August 17. He is survived by his wife, Vera, and daughters Elizabeth Goldring Piene of Groton, Mass, and Sarah Olson of Rhinebeck, NY. A memorial service will be held Monday, August 22, at UMKC.
OLSON--Karl A., June 29, 2005, at 87. The son of Swedish immigrants, he worked his way through the University of Washington and Harvard Business School, then rose to become treasurer of IBM World Trade. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Lou, and a loving family. Services were held in Guilford, CT. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60601.
ROHN--Dorothy Olson, 88, of Manhasset, NY on March 8, 2005. Loving wife of the late Frank Rohn. Devoted mother of Diane, Nancy, James, Thomas, Richard and William. Proud grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of four. She lived a beautiful life and brought the gift of joy to all who knew her. She will be missed but never forgotten.
OLSON-Paul. The Musicians, Trustees, and Staff of The Marlboro Music School and Festival mourn the loss of a valued Board Member and Officer, and a good friend, and send our heartfelt sympathy to his wife, Dorothy. Paul played a key role in the incorporation of Marlboro in 1951, and generously gave his legal counsel and served as Board ''Clerk'' for almost fifty years. The devotion of Paul and Dorothy to Marlboro and its musicians, and to each other, will be cherished by us all for years to come ...
OLSON-Deborah. The Jewish Center of the Hamptons mourns the passing of Deborah Olson, beloved sister of Richard Lawler. We extend our deepest condolences to Richard and family. Rabbi David J. Gelfand Rabbi Alon Levkovitz Cantor Debra Stein Donald Zucker, President
OLSON-Steven J., F.D.N.Y. Of Great Kills, SI on September 11, 2001. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Larson), devoted father of Jaclyn and Jessica, dear brother of Kenneth Olson and Donna Olson-Sol. Memorial gathering of family and friends at the Casey McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Ave, Great Kills, Staten Island on Monday, October 15th 2-4 and 7-9PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Clare's Church on Tuesday, October 16th at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers dona tions to Ladd ...
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