Timothy Stephen Nelson, 50, real estate appraiser...

September 01, 2001

Timothy Stephen Nelson, 50, real estate appraiser

Timothy Stephen Nelson, a certified real estate appraiser who coached youth sports, died Monday of lung cancer at his Mayfield home. He was 50.

Born in Washington and raised in Waverly, Mr. Nelson was a 1969 graduate of City College. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1973 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a master's degree in urban planning from the Johns Hopkins University.

From 1989 until 1998, he was a volunteer coach and coordinator of boys soccer for the St. Francis of Assisi Sports Association.

He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Harford Road and Pelham Ave., where a Memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Dorothy Ann Dobyn, who kept her maiden name; a son, Richard Tyler Nelson of Mayfield; his mother, Ethel Nelson of Baltimore; two brothers, John Nelson of Damascus and Joseph B. Nelson Jr. of Dallastown, Pa.; and two sisters, Donna Italiano of Baltimore and Patricia Trotta of Cockeysville.

Joan Austen Campbell, 44, graduate of St. Paul's

Joan Austen Campbell, 44, a bookkeeper and child care provider, will be honored at a memorial service Friday at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St. She died Aug. 20 of liver disease at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif. She was an Oakland resident.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Lutherville, she was a 1974 graduate of St. Paul's School for Girls. She worked briefly at Valley Motors before moving to California in 1984.

She is survived by her fiance, John Ensign of Oakland; her mother, Joan B. Campbell of Ruxton; and three brothers, James I. Campbell of Potomac, Edward L. Campbell of Sykesville and R. Scott Campbell of Jericho, Vt.


The Rev. James D. Ford, 70, who served as chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives for two decades, died Monday in Washington. His family did not disclose the cause of death. The Lutheran pastor was born in South Dakota and graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., and the Augustana Theological Seminary in Rock Island, Ill. In 1979, he became the 58th chaplain of the House. There, Mr. Ford was responsible for opening each day's session with a prayer and counseling lawmakers and their families. He retired last year.

Juan Munoz, 48, a sculptor whose work has been featured in exhibitions around the world, died Tuesday in Madrid, Spain, of a heart attack. His work was featured in the collections of many major museums, including the Tate Gallery in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Alix Williamson, 85, a classical music publicist who suggested to Baroness Maria von Trapp that she write a book about her family's experiences, died Sunday in New York. Her suggestion resulted in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music.

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