Obituaries

M. Stanton Evans, guiding force in modern conservatism, dies at 80
Mr. Evans was an influential journalist who defined conservative principles and promoted Ronald Reagan.
 
William Schweitzer, law firm partner and lobbyist for baseball, dies at 70
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2015; 4:22 PM)
 
Robert Saloschin, lawyer who helped with ‘Freedom Riders,’ dies at 95
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2015; 12:27 PM)
 
Thomas L. Farmer, D.C. lawyer and civic activist, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, February 26, 2015; 4:50 PM)
 
Dori Maynard, who led group focused on news coverage of minorities, dies
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2015; 7:18 PM)
 
Richard Schwartz, boating association founder, dies at 85
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2015; 8:22 PM)
 
Robert Herzstein, lawyer who helped open access to Nixon papers, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2015; 4:43 PM)
 
Betty Jane Diener, blunt Virginia secretary of commerce in 1980s, dies
(The Washington Post, February 17, 2015; 7:37 PM)
 
David Carr, candid memoirist and N.Y. Times media columnist, dies at 58
(The Washington Post, February 13, 2015; 9:58 PM)
 
Kevin Delany, journalist who helped 101 Vietnamese flee Saigon, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2015; 6:55 PM)
 
Don Clausen, who served 20 years in Congress, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2015; 5:12 PM)
 
Mario Vázquez Raña, Mexican media baron and IOC member, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, February 10, 2015; 2:20 PM)
 
Kenji Ekuan, designer of ubiquitous soy sauce dispenser, dies at 85
(The Washington Post, February 10, 2015; 1:39 PM)
 
Albert Weinstein, engineer and inventor, dies at 98
(The Washington Post, February 6, 2015; 4:55 PM)
 
Alan Nunnelee, conservative Mississippi congressman, dies at 56
(The Washington Post, February 6, 2015; 2:29 PM)
 
Sandy Socolow, news producer for Walter Cronkite at CBS, dies at 86
(The Washington Post, February 2, 2015; 7:39 PM)
 
Bernice Gordon, doyenne of the crossword puzzle, dies at 101
(The Washington Post, January 31, 2015; 12:04 PM)
 
John T. Myers, House Republican from Indiana, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2015; 6:49 PM)
 
Diana Engel, lawyer and co-founder of Levine music school, dies at 77
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2015; 6:41 PM)
 
Milton Rosen, rocket engineer and NASA executive, dies at 99
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 9:27 PM)
 
Mark Mansfield, the (almost) public face of a secretive agency, dies at 56
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 7:04 PM)
 
Bible scholar Borg, who shed light on historical Jesus, dies at 72 in Portland, Ore.
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2015; 7:35 PM)
 
William Geoghegan, D.C. lawyer and Kennedy loyalist, dies at 90
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2015; 5:48 PM)
 
James L. Fowler, founder of the Marine Corps Marathon, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2015; 7:59 PM)
 
John Richardson Jr., activist and former president of Radio Free Europe, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, January 17, 2015; 5:24 PM)
 
Wallace Westfeldt, TV producer with David Frost and ‘Huntley-Brinkley Report,’ dies
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2015; 6:56 PM)
 
Nancy H. Dacek, Montgomery County civic leader, dies at 81
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 7:35 PM)
 
William Cavitt, Commerce official and Prince George’s activist, dies at 74
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 2:11 PM)
 
Paul Sprenger, lawyer for female miners in case that inspired “North Country,” dies
(The Washington Post, January 10, 2015; 8:38 PM)
 
Frank H. Rich, D.C. civic, business activist, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2015; 8:37 PM)