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HEAVY DEATH TOLL OF MAJOR FIGURES; Collins, Riddle, Poe, Travers, Robertson Among Sports' Greats Bowing Out in '51 Travers' Death Mourned Former Dodgers on List Flores Victim of Ring Injury
Sports notables of the past and present passed on in large numbers in 1951. The toll was heavy in virtually every major sport.
A veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, he established Baptist congregations in the Dakotas. He died of Covid-19.
Devoted to classical architecture, he was equally committed to design that benefits city life and helped establish a New York agency to promote it.
Dr. Robertson, who wrote or edited dozens of books, was best known for his monumental biography of Stonewall Jackson.
He took a stand to protest warrantless domestic eavesdropping under George W. Bush. On the federal bench, he ruled against trying a Guantánamo detainee in a military court.
Mr. Robertson appeared in more than 60 movies but was very likely known more for his television work in shows like “Tales of Wells Fargo” and “Iron Horse” and as a host of “Death Valley Days.”
An Academy Award winner for “Charly,” Mr. Robertson later challenged a powerful studio boss as a forger and embezzler.
Ms. Robertson, a longtime reporter who wrote candidly about struggles with alcoholism and workplace sexism, won a Pulitzer for her account of nearly dying from toxic shock syndrome.
Ms. Robertson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times, was widely known for her book “The Girls in the Balcony.”
ELLIS--Helga Robertson, 88, died September 21 at Deerfield Community in Asheville, NC. Born in Hamburg, Germany. Widow of Robert R. (Bob) Ellis. Formerly associated with the Marble Collegiate Church and The Nightingale Bamford School.
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She was largely unknown to the public when she was cast as what the American Film Institute called one of cinema’s most memorable villains.
He and his wife, Cathy Conn, had a Top 10 single with “Reach Out of the Darkness” as Friend & Lover in 1968. It’s still played today, but it was their only hit.