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Fess Parker, ‘Davy Crockett’ and ‘Daniel Boone’ Star, Has Died

2010-03-18T20:08:52+0000

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.


Everett C. Parker, Who Won Landmark Fight Over Media Race Bias, Dies at 102

2015-09-18T17:26:49+0000

Dr. Parker won a landmark broadcasting case and led a civil rights crusade to hold stations accountable for presenting racially biased programming.


Theodore Parker, Alwyn Gentry, Biologists, Die in Airplane Crash

1993-08-06T05:00:00+0000

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.


S. Parker Gilbert, 81, Dies; Led and Later Shook Up Morgan Stanley

2015-05-29T04:57:37+0000

Mr. Gilbert was instrumental in taking the Wall Street firm public and later, in retirement, pushing for a management shake-up.


J. PARKER HICKMAN SR.; Vice President of the Edison Pioneers Dies at Age of 79

1946-02-19T05:00:00+0000

Hickman, J Parker Sr


Jeannette Williams-Parker, Nurse in a Virus Hot Spot, Dies at 48

2020-10-26T20:24:47+0000

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.


Alan Parker, Versatile Film Director, Is Dead at 76

2020-07-31T17:53:28+0000

“Midnight Express” and “Mississippi Burning” brought him Oscar nominations, and many of his other films, including “Fame,” were acclaimed.


Molly Neptune Parker, Basket Maker and Tribal Elder, Dies at 81

2020-07-15T20:02:15+0000

Ms. Parker was the matriarch of four generations of basket makers and one of the first female lieutenant governors of the Passamaquoddy Tribe.


Naomi Parker Fraley, the Real Rosie the Riveter, Dies at 96

2018-01-22T19:47:20+0000

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.


Phil Parker, Who Helped Homeless Alcoholics, Dies at 86

2016-06-29T04:31:30+0000

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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Roger Guillemin, 100, Nobel-Winning Scientist Stirred by Rivalries, Dies

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:42:16 +0000

In the race to identify the hormones used to control bodily functions, he battled with his former partner. They later shared the glory.

Hydeia Broadbent, H.I.V. and AIDS Activist, Dies at 39

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 04:51:04 +0000

Born with H.I.V. in 1984, she began raising awareness on television when she was 6 years old.

Steven Wise, Champion of Animal Rights, Is Dead at 73

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 06:26:41 +0000

He filed lawsuits to define chimpanzees as persons and to establish their right to what he called “bodily liberty” over confinement.

Charles Stendig Dies at 99; Introduced Fanciful Furniture From Abroad

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 23:34:34 +0000

For nearly two decades he traveled to factories throughout Europe, sometimes behind the Iron Curtain, to bring modern furniture to Americans.

Jimmy Van Eaton, Purveyor of the Sun Records Beat, Dies at 86

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 03:20:11 +0000

His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.

Damo Suzuki, Singer Who Ignited the Experimental Band Can, Dies at 74

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 20:07:28 +0000

His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”



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