Obituaries Related to "Shepard" from New York Times Archive
SHEPARD-Jean McMillan. Founder, Studio Duplicating Service, a NYC institution for over 30 years. Painter, potter, sculptress, renovator, photographer and author of the 1977 novel ''Nobody Home''. Patron of the arts and animals. Preceded in death by longtime companion Robert McCrea Imbrie. Survived by son Grey Shepard and two cats. A gathering will be held in her home April 1, 3-9PM.
After he was killed in Laramie, Wyo., in 1998, Mr. Shepard became a symbol of violence against gay people. He has never been laid to rest.
The celebrated playwright spent the last months of his life working tirelessly on a final book, an intimate and philosophical look at his protagonist’s — and his own — health struggles.
Mr. Shepard, one of the most important and influential writers of his generation, specialized in capturing the darker sides of American family life.
Mr. Shepard restored countless discarded, hidden or forgotten works by Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and other notables.
Ms. Shepard, also an expert yodeler, joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1955.
Mr. Shepard oversaw the popular magazine from 1965 to its demise in 1971 after a rapid descent from record ad revenue and circulation.
In Sam Shepard’s play “The Late Henry Moss,” at the 45th Street Theater, the family that yells together is, well, stuck together.
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