Obituaries Related to "Wright" from New York Times Archive
Ms. Dickson Wright, a former lawyer, became a middle-aged celebrity on a BBC cooking show that was picked up by the Food Network.
She had her first hit, “Clean Up Woman,” when she was only 17 and became a key player in the Miami funk sound of the 1970s.
She won 82 L.P.G.A. tournaments, 13 of them majors, dominating the tour in the late 1950s and much of the 1960s.
He was best known for playing a suburban father who lives with a furry alien. But he preferred the stage, and he said he had been “hugely eager” for the show to end.
Investigators said that Raniya, whose death caused an outpouring of grief and made national headlines, had a birth defect that caused a blood vessel in her brain to burst.
Ashley Wright said she had alerted the school that her daughter was being bullied by a classmate before her death.
Dr. Wright offered practical alternatives to capitalism, promoting ideas like a universal basic income.
The body of the former N.B.A. player was found near some woods in 2010, 10 days after he was reported missing in Tennessee.
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His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.
He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”
One of the first voices heard on the airwaves in Asia, he became recognized by generations of listeners in India over 42 years of broadcasting Bollywood music.
He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.
His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.