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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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With her own firm in San Francisco and a foundation in New York, she made it her mission to recognize the work of her female predecessors and contemporaries.
She was an often defiant, galvanizing force in pressing for equal treatment for women in marriage, employment, education and more.
After surrendering a homer that ended the Red Sox run in 2003, he played a critical role in the team’s World Series victory a year later.
Trained as a physicist and biologist, she argued that science had become gendered, with a narrow masculine framework that distorted inquiry.
The assistant general manager of the Calgary Flames, he was given a year to live in 2019. He and his wife used the time to document life with the disease.
An heir to an oil fortune, he built his own empire with TCW Group and was an influential California donor, including to his alma mater, Claremont McKenna College.