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Obituaries Related to "Sims" from New York Times Archive


Pete La Roca Sims, Distinctive Jazz Drummer, Dies at 74

2012-11-26T01:08:05+0000

Mr. Sims was one of the leading drummers of the postbop era of 1950s and ’60s.


Danny Sims, Producer Who Signed Bob Marley, Dies at 75

2012-10-30T23:29:09+0000

Mr. Sims was a pivotal figure in the success of the reggae star Bob Marley when he was little known outside of Jamaica.


Tom Sims, Pioneer in Sport of Snowboarding, Dies at 61

2012-09-19T01:10:32+0000

Mr. Sims was credited with inventing one of the earliest snowboards and, as a world-champion competitor, with helping to further the acceptance of snowboarding in the sporting world.


Ruth Sims, First Woman Elected to Lead Greenwich, Dies at 92

2012-06-14T02:12:53+0000

Mrs. Sims, a Democrat in the historically Republican Connecticut town, succeeded in the 1977 race for first selectman after two recounts and a second vote.


Naomi Sims, 61, Pioneering Cover Girl, Is Dead

2009-08-03T19:36:53+0000

Ms. Sims’s appearance on the cover of Ladies’ Home Journal in November 1968 was a consummate moment of the Black is Beautiful movement.


Paid Notice: Deaths SIMS, SEYMOUR

2005-03-28T05:00:00+0000

SIMS--Seymour. The Congregation of Westchester Reform Temple mourns the death of its devoted, longtime member and past president Seymour Sims. His leadership extended beyond WRT, including serving as the regional president of the Union for Reform Judaism in New York. We extend sympathy to his bereaved family. Amy Lemle, President Richard Jacobs, Rabbi Jack Stern, Rabbi Emeritus


Paid Notice: Deaths SIMS, SEYMOUR E. ''CHUCK''

2005-03-27T05:00:00+0000

SIMS--Seymour E. ''Chuck''. On March 26, 2005. Beloved husband of the late Mimi. Devoted father of Barbara. Services Monday, March 28, 12:30 PM at Westchester Reform Temple, 255 Mamaroneck Rd., Scarsdale, NY. For infomation call Weinstein Memorial Chapel, 1 - 800 468-3232.


Paid Notice: Deaths SIMS, ROGER B.

2004-04-11T05:00:00+0000

SIMS--Roger B., a retired TV producer and one of the first three African-American graduates of the United States Air Force Academy, died in his sleep on February 2 in his home in Everett, WA. He was 65. Born in Chicago and raised in Brooklyn, Mr. Sims attended Howard University for three years before entering the Academy. He flew missions throughout the Far East including Viet Nam. From 1969 until illness forced him to retire in 1991 Mr. Sims worked for NBC and CBS. He was a producer on the Even ...


Pete La Roca Sims, Distinctive Jazz Drummer, Dies at 74

2012-11-26T01:08:05+0000

Mr. Sims was one of the leading drummers of the postbop era of 1950s and ’60s.


Danny Sims, Producer Who Signed Bob Marley, Dies at 75

2012-10-30T23:29:09+0000

Mr. Sims was a pivotal figure in the success of the reggae star Bob Marley when he was little known outside of Jamaica.



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