Obituaries Related to "Parker" from New York Times Archive
His television portrayal of Davy Crockett catapulted him to stardom and inspired one of America’s greatest merchandising fads, in which hundreds of thousands of children wore coonskin caps.
Dr. Parker won a landmark broadcasting case and led a civil rights crusade to hold stations accountable for presenting racially biased programming.
Two Americans ranked among the world's leading field biologists were killed on Tuesday when an airplane they were using to make a tree-top survey of the Ecuadorean coast crashed into a cloud shrouded mountain. They were Theodore A. Parker 3d, a 40-year-old ornithologist and senior scientist for Conservation International, and Alwyn Gentry, 48, a botanist and senior curator at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Mr. Gilbert was instrumental in taking the Wall Street firm public and later, in retirement, pushing for a management shake-up.
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She was the first nurse in West Virginia to die of Covid-19. “She just never thought it would happen to her,” her mother said.
“Midnight Express” and “Mississippi Burning” brought him Oscar nominations, and many of his other films, including “Fame,” were acclaimed.
Ms. Parker was the matriarch of four generations of basket makers and one of the first female lieutenant governors of the Passamaquoddy Tribe.
Mrs. Fraley’s connection to Rosie was made public in 2016, ending years of speculation over who was the model for the fictional 1940s war worker.
After he stopped drinking, Mr. Parker founded a supported work program and later became a social worker in New York City.
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In the race to identify the hormones used to control bodily functions, he battled with his former partner. They later shared the glory.
Born with H.I.V. in 1984, she began raising awareness on television when she was 6 years old.
He filed lawsuits to define chimpanzees as persons and to establish their right to what he called “bodily liberty” over confinement.
For nearly two decades he traveled to factories throughout Europe, sometimes behind the Iron Curtain, to bring modern furniture to Americans.
His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”