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January 17, 2000
Herb Graff,74, who devoted most of his life to collecting, preserving and showing movies, died of heart failure Jan. 9 at his home in Manhattan. Graff began collecting movies as a teen-ager, buying one-reelers and even scraps of film discarded by film companies. His collection grew to several hundred features and more than 1,000 shorts, and his calling card read simply, "Film Resource." Estrongo Nachama, 81, who survived the Holocaust by singing for Nazi guards at Auschwitz and later employed his tenor to help revive Jewish life in Berlin, died Thursday of heart failure.
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By Roch Kubatko and Roch Kubatko,SUN STAFF | October 28, 1999
NEW YORK -- Even as the New York Yankees stood on the threshold of their third world championship in four years, another tragedy had shaken the club. They've felt these tremors before. All they can do is hold on tight.Charles O'Neill, the father of Yankees right fielder Paul O'Neill, died yesterday morning of heart failure after a lengthy illness. He was 79. The news came less than a week after infielder Luis Sojo had returned to Venezuela to make funeral arrangements for his father.Sojo missed the first two games of the World Series, with the Yankees keeping their roster at 24 players, but O'Neill wanted to play last night.
NEWS
October 11, 1999
Clement L. Markert, 82, a noted developmental biologist whose decision as a teen-ager to battle the forces of Generalissimo Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War cast a cloud over his career during the McCarthy era, died Oct. 1 at a hospice near his home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Mr. Markert, who was later named to the American Academy of Sciences, went to Yale University in the mid-1960s and served as chairman of its biology department for two decades. He was credited with the discovery of isozymes, enzymes that vary in form to allow the development of different human organs and tissues.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 24, 1999
King Hassan II, who ruled Morocco for 38 years, prolonging the life of a 300-year-old dynasty in an era when monarchies in Libya, Egypt, Iraq and Iran fell to socialist revolutions or the force of militant Islam, died yesterday in Rabat, Morocco. He was 70.The cause of death was a heart attack, Crown Prince Sidi Mohammed, the king's 36-year-old son and successor, announced. The king, who had been in fragile health since he was hospitalized in the United States four years ago for lung problems, had been admitted earlier in the day to a Rabat hospital for an acute lung infection, according to a palace statement.
NEWS
March 21, 1999
Doris M. Drury,72, the first woman to head the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, died Tuesday. Ms. Drury, a longtime professor at the University of Denver and Regis University, also was a pioneer in helping women get bank loans.Patrick Heron,79, Britain's foremost abstract painter, died yesterday, the director of London's Tate Gallery said. The Tate Gallery held a retrospective exhibition of Mr. Heron's work last year. He was a principle member of the St. Ives group of artists.Marian Searchinger,81, New York theatrical agent who represented actors Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and Jane Alexander, died Monday in Santa Barbara, Calif.
NEWS
March 14, 1999
Garson Kanin,a prolific playwright for Broadway and in Hollywood, died yesterday. He was 86. Mr. Kanin died of heart failure at his Manhattan home after a long illness, said his assistant, Martha Wilson.Mr. Kanin wrote and directed the classic "Born Yesterday," the oft-revived play that made Judy Holliday a star of the theater in 1946 and won her an Oscar for the movie version in 1950. He also was the author or director of numerous stage and movie hits, including some of the celebrated screen pairings of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.
NEWS
March 1, 1999
Richard R. Shinn, 81, who joined MetLife as a $15-a-week mailroom employee in 1939 and rose to become chairman and chief executive officer, died Friday in Greenwich, Conn.Under his leadership, MetLife became the industry's foremost provider of group insurance and entered the property and casualty insurance and reinsurance business.He assumed key roles in national and state public policy issues, including membership on the panel that averted New York City's financial crisis in the mid-1970s.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | February 17, 1999
Hundreds of fire and emergency workers from Maryland and southern Pennsylvania are expected in Emmitsburg tomorrowand Friday to pay final respects to firefighter Terry Lee Myers, who died of an apparent heart attack while fighting a brush fire Monday, authorities said.Myers, 50, served the Vigilant Hose Company of Emmitsburg for 33 years, said Wayne Powell, a fire company spokesman."Terry is the first to die in the line of duty since our company was founded in 1884," Powell said yesterday.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 9, 1998
A 2-year-old boy who fell from a slide in a Columbia playground last month died of a heart defect, the state medical examiner said yesterday.Dai'mon Akeil Anderson-Fowlkes was being supervised about noon April 7 by his 20-year-old uncle while playing at a small apartment-complex playground in Harper's Choice village.The boy fell from a slide and was found by paramedics near the patio of his family's apartment in the 5400 block of Harper's Farm Road. The cause of death was a coronary artery anomaly, the medical examiner said.
NEWS
March 21, 1998
A 56-year-old Stevensville man died of an apparent heart attack yesterday after he was arrested by a state trooper for driving with a suspended license near his home in Queen Anne's County, police said.David A. Lambert of the 700 block of Mason Road was pulled over shortly before 11 a.m. for driving with an expired Tennessee registration and a suspended driver's license, state police said.Trooper Michael A. Lesniowski was driving Lambert to a court commissioner when Lambert, who weighed more than 350 pounds, complained of chest pains.
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