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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | January 20, 2011
Pearle Fisher, a retired department store fashion illustrator who sketched numerous print advertisements, died of Alzheimer's disease Friday at Woodholme Gardens Assisted Living. She was 91 and lived in Owings Mills. Born Pearle Rosenthal in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of a New York furrier. "Pearle had a charming personality and was well-liked. She always loved to sing, especially Italian love songs and Yiddish lullabies," said her son, Allan Eytan of Pikesville. "As a young girl, she and her three sisters sang as a quartet.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 2, 2011
Hazel Croner, a prolific fashion illustrator who sketched for Baltimore's department stores and their national magazine ads, died of lung disease Oct. 27 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 98. In her 70-year career, she was a fashion illustrator for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Town & Country and Glamour and was a courtroom artist and on-the-spot summertime boardwalk painter at Rehoboth Beach, Del., and Atlantic City, N.J. Her department store artwork for the old Schleisner's and Hutzler's appeared in the society sections of Sunday papers and in theater programs for decades.
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By JACQUES KELLY and JACQUES KELLY,SUN STAFF | January 2, 1997
Evelyn L. Stick, a former fashion illustrator who was a model for photographer A. Aubrey Bodine during her marriage to him, died Dec. 16 of Alzheimer's disease at Brightwood Retirement Community in Brooklandville. She was 86. Born Grace Evelyn LeFevre, she was a 1927 honors graduate of Maryland Institute, College of Art, where she studied fashion design and illustration. She won a scholarship to the Parsons School of Fine and Applied Arts in New York, where she received additional training.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | January 20, 2011
Pearle Fisher, a retired department store fashion illustrator who sketched numerous print advertisements, died of Alzheimer's disease Friday at Woodholme Gardens Assisted Living. She was 91 and lived in Owings Mills. Born Pearle Rosenthal in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of a New York furrier. "Pearle had a charming personality and was well-liked. She always loved to sing, especially Italian love songs and Yiddish lullabies," said her son, Allan Eytan of Pikesville. "As a young girl, she and her three sisters sang as a quartet.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 2, 2011
Hazel Croner, a prolific fashion illustrator who sketched for Baltimore's department stores and their national magazine ads, died of lung disease Oct. 27 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 98. In her 70-year career, she was a fashion illustrator for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Town & Country and Glamour and was a courtroom artist and on-the-spot summertime boardwalk painter at Rehoboth Beach, Del., and Atlantic City, N.J. Her department store artwork for the old Schleisner's and Hutzler's appeared in the society sections of Sunday papers and in theater programs for decades.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,Sun reporter | April 15, 2008
Licien "Lun" Harris, a retired fashion illustrator who was a voice for neighborhood preservation and beautification through tree planting, died of a stroke April 8 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. She was 89. A resident of Bolton Hill for nearly six decades, she was a former board member of the Baltimore City Planning Commission, where she cast negative votes when plans for an interstate highway were discussed at its meetings. She was a founding member and former president of Baltimore Heritage, a preservation advocacy group.
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October 17, 2003
Paula Catherine Brooks, a homemaker and retired fashion illustration instructor, died of a brain tumor Oct. 10 at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 67. Born Paula DiGiorgio in Wenatchee, Wash., where her father managed family-owned apple orchards, she moved to Towson and was a 1954 graduate of Mount St. Agnes High School. She earned a degree at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she later taught fashion illustration. In 1957, she married Raphael Owens Brooks Jr., who retired several years ago as an independent insurance agent.
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January 5, 2006
Dorothy McSorley, a retired art teacher and social researcher, died of cancer at her Homeland residence Dec. 26. She was 79. Born Dorothy Brittingham in Baltimore and raised in Govans, she was a 1944 Eastern High School graduate and earned a fashion illustration degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she later taught weekend classes. She also attended the Johns Hopkins University. Mrs. McSorley taught art at the Friends School and Baltimore County's Hampton Elementary School, and mentored other art teachers as a master teacher.
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October 5, 2006
Tamara Dobson, the Baltimore-born model-turned-actress best known for her leading role in two films as kung fu-fighting government super-agent Cleopatra Jones, died Monday at Keswick Multi-Care Center from complications of pneumonia and multiple sclerosis. She was 59. One of four children of a beauty shop operator and railroad clerk, Miss Dobson was a graduate of Western High School.
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By Elizabeth Large | January 21, 1996
Everyone has one: a drain that never stays clear for long. Ours is the bathtub, and when the plumber came last time he talked us into a product called Bio-Clean, sold only through plumbers. Believe it or not, this is a jar of bacteria, grown in incubators, dried and mixed with "enzymes and other helpers." You put a tablespoon in a pint of water and pour it down the drain every night for five nights. The bacteria sit in your pipes, eat waste matter (here comes the important part if you have a teen-age daughter)
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,Sun reporter | April 15, 2008
Licien "Lun" Harris, a retired fashion illustrator who was a voice for neighborhood preservation and beautification through tree planting, died of a stroke April 8 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. She was 89. A resident of Bolton Hill for nearly six decades, she was a former board member of the Baltimore City Planning Commission, where she cast negative votes when plans for an interstate highway were discussed at its meetings. She was a founding member and former president of Baltimore Heritage, a preservation advocacy group.
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By JACQUES KELLY and JACQUES KELLY,SUN STAFF | January 2, 1997
Evelyn L. Stick, a former fashion illustrator who was a model for photographer A. Aubrey Bodine during her marriage to him, died Dec. 16 of Alzheimer's disease at Brightwood Retirement Community in Brooklandville. She was 86. Born Grace Evelyn LeFevre, she was a 1927 honors graduate of Maryland Institute, College of Art, where she studied fashion design and illustration. She won a scholarship to the Parsons School of Fine and Applied Arts in New York, where she received additional training.
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