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Ewen Whitaker, Who Guided NASA to the Moon, Dies at 94


Mr. Whitaker had no formal training as an astronomer, but he used his unparalleled knowledge of the lunar surface to select landing sites for spacecraft.

Jack Whitaker, Emmy-Winning Sportscaster, Dies at 95


He covered all areas of sport, from baseball and football to golf and the Olympics, but he was perhaps best known for his graceful essays.

Pernell Whitaker, Champion in Four Boxing Classes, Dies at 55


A defensive master, Whitaker “could stand in front of you and you couldn’t find him,” one boxing announcer said. He died after being struck by a car in Virginia.

Ewen Whitaker, Who Guided NASA to the Moon, Dies at 94


Mr. Whitaker had no formal training as an astronomer, but he used his unparalleled knowledge of the lunar surface to select landing sites for spacecraft.

James Whitaker, King of Royal Reporters, Dies at 71


For 45 years, Mr. Whitaker managed to keep good relations with those he covered, even though he sometimes used tactics associated with the tabloid press.

Robert Whitaker, the Beatles’ Photographer, Dies at 71


Mr. Whitaker’s most talked-about work was the so-called “butcher cover” of the Beatles’ “Yesterday and Today,” which was pulled from store shelves.

Obituary: Rodney Whitaker, 74, wrote under pen name ofTrevanian


Rodney Whitaker, Writer, Is Dead at 74; Best Known as Trevanian


Rodney Whitaker, writer best known by one of his many pen names, Trevanian, dies at age 74 (M)



WHITAKER-Patricia Wing. Died March 21, 2003 in Bradenton, FL. Born February 1930 in NYC. Daughter of L. Stewart Wing and Marjorie W. Clark. Graduated from Brearley School, Foxcroft School and Barnard College. Mother of Amanda W. Lough of Columbia, SC and Caleb C. Whitaker IV of Phoenix, AZ. Grandmother of Michael, Caroline and Katherine Lough. Private services held in Bradenton, FL on March 25.

Paid Notice: Deaths WHITAKER, DR. JOHN N.


WHITAKER-Dr. John N. The volunteers and staff of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society wish to express deep sorrow on the passing of Dr. John N. Whitaker, 60, of Birmingham, AL, who died August 29. Dr. Whitaker had served as professor and chair of the Dept. of Neurology at the Univ. of Alabama since 1985, and was president of the American Neurological Association from 1995-97. Since 1998 he served on the National Board of Directors of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), where he wa ...

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Tom Verlaine, Influential Guitarist and Songwriter, Dies at 73

Sat, 28 Jan 2023 22:25:40 +0000

He first attracted attention with the band Television, a fixture of the New York punk rock scene. But his music wasn’t so easily categorized.

Harold Brown, Tuskegee Airman Who Faced a Lynch Mob, Dies at 98

Sat, 28 Jan 2023 22:35:36 +0000

One of the last surviving Black pilots from that celebrated group, he was surrounded by an angry mob after parachuting from his P-51 over Austria during World War II.

Billy Packer, Straight-Talking College Basketball Analyst, Dies at 82

Sat, 28 Jan 2023 01:45:49 +0000

With partners on NBC and then CBS, and with a rapid, opinionated style, he was heard during every N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament from 1975 to 2008.

Alfred Leslie, Artist Who Turned Away From Abstraction, Dies at 95

Sat, 28 Jan 2023 00:07:48 +0000

“The virtual banishment of figuration and narrative from the vocabulary of so many thoughtful artists was one of the legacies of the modernists,” he said. “I never accepted this.”

George Zimbel, Photographer of Marilyn Monroe and J.F.K., Dies at 93

Sat, 28 Jan 2023 15:04:12 +0000

He preferred to take pictures of ordinary people. But in events separated by six years, he took indelible pictures of two people who transcended celebrity.

Yoshimitsu Yamada, Who Brought Aikido to the U.S., Dies at 84

Fri, 27 Jan 2023 23:55:15 +0000

He emphasized the basics of the Japanese martial art, and he encouraged his students to develop their own interpretations of it.

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