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Frank Olivo, Santa Claus pelted by snowballs at Eagles game, dies at 66
Wearing a Santa suit, Mr. Olivo ran down the field at a 1968 Eagles, only to face a barrage of snowballs.
 
Maya Plisetskaya, one of the 20th century’s great ballerinas, dies at 89
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2015; 2:24 AM)
 
Ruth Rendell, prolific British crime novelist, dies at 85
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2015; 9:25 PM)
 
David Goldberg, 47, SurveyMonkey CEO, Sandberg Husband, Dies
(Bloomberg, May 2, 2015; 7:14 PM)
 
Richard Suzman, leader in research on how the world grows old, dies at 72
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2015; 6:53 PM)
 
Leonard Hurley, Catholic priest who grew a Maryland congregation, dies
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2015; 6:08 PM)
 
Ben E. King, singer of ‘Stand by Me’ and other R&B hits, dies at 76
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2015; 12:44 PM)
 
Ben E. King, who sang ‘Stand By Me’ and ‘Spanish Harlem,’ dies at 76
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2015; 11:04 AM)
 
Marty Napoleon, vivacious jazz pianist for Louis Armstrong, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2015; 10:11 PM)
 
Gene Fullmer, two-time middleweight boxing champion, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2015; 6:05 PM)
 
Andrew Lesnie, cinematographer won Oscar for ‘The Lord of the Rings’
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2015; 12:15 PM)
 
François Michelin, tire company CEO for nearly 50 years, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2015; 11:37 AM)
 
Jean Nidetch, ardent promoter of Weight Watchers, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 8:06 PM)
 
Calvin Peete, the most successful black golfer before Tiger Woods, dies at 71
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 7:48 PM)
 
Charles Hamel, influential oil industry whistleblower, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 7:06 PM)
 
Sister Mary Ann Walsh, nun and journalist, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 6:05 PM)
 
Jack Ely, whose garbled version of ‘Louie Louie’ became a sensation, dies
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 4:54 PM)
 
Dan Walker, former Illinois governor imprisoned for fraud and perjury, dies
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 2:05 PM)
 
Suzanne Crough, child actor on ‘The Partridge Family,’ dies at 52
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2015; 12:25 PM)
 
Morris Freedman, author and former English Dept. chairman at U-Md., dies
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2015; 5:27 PM)
 
Verne Gagne, wrestling performer and promoter, dies at 89
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2015; 3:32 PM)
 
Jayne Meadows, red-headed actress in many film and TV roles, dies at 95
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2015; 11:32 AM)
 
Harvey Miller, a leader in bankruptcy law, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2015; 4:45 PM)
 
Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2015; 4:31 PM)
 
W. Bartoszewski, resistance fighter and Polish foreign minister, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2015; 12:06 PM)
 
Sid Tepper, prolific songwriter for Elvis Presley and other hitmakers, dies
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2015; 11:24 AM)
 
Jim Fanning, manager and executive with Montreal Expos, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2015; 7:05 PM)
 
John D. Steinbruner, scholar of foreign and defense policy, dies at 73
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2015; 8:23 PM)
 
Bruce Alger, firebrand Republican congressman from Texas, dies at 96
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2015; 7:15 PM)
 
Richard Corliss, Time magazine film critic, dies at 71
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2015; 7:44 PM)
 
Sawyer Sweeten, child actor on ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ dies at 19
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2015; 10:12 AM)
 
Mary Doyle Keefe, Norman Rockwell’s model for ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ dies at 92
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2015; 8:11 PM)
 
M.H. Abrams, literary scholar who edited Norton Anthology, dies at 102
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2015; 7:51 PM)
 
William Bonner, leader of a Pentecostal church, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2015; 6:57 PM)
 
Charles T. Strobel, embattled former Alexandria police chief, dies at 77
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2015; 7:09 PM)
 
Steve Byrnes, a NASCAR on Fox broadcaster, dies at 56
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2015; 4:53 PM)
 
Frederic Morton, wartime refu­gee and then chronicler of Austria, dies at 90
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2015; 7:38 PM)
 
Betty Willis, whose sign welcomed visitors to ‘fabulous’ Las Vegas, dies
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2015; 7:10 PM)
 
Donald R. Quayle, first president of National Public Radio, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2015; 5:28 PM)
 
Robert Andary, federal prosecutor and D.C. financial watchdog, dies at 67
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2015; 5:06 PM)
 
Bob St. Clair, Hall of Fame offensive tackle for San Francisco 49ers, dies
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2015; 1:09 PM)
 
Elio Toaff, rabbi who welcomed John Paul II to his synagogue, dies at 99
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2015; 7:40 PM)
 
A. Alfred Taubman, billionaire convicted of price fixing, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2015; 4:34 PM)
 
Paul Almond, filmmaker of 1964 documentary ‘Seven Up!,’ dies at 83
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2015; 7:17 PM)
 
Robert P. Griffin, who served in House and Senate from Michigan, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2015; 8:02 PM)
 
Cardinal Francis George, retired archbishop of Chicago, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2015; 3:27 PM)
 
Elizabeth Brown Pryor, biographer of Robert E. Lee and Clara Barton, dies
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2015; 7:53 PM)
 
Jim Mutscheller, Baltimore Colts tight end in 1950s, dies at 85
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2015; 5:14 PM)
 
Norman Bangerter, former Utah governor, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2015; 12:24 PM)
 
Homaro Cantu, Chicago chef who blended food and science, dies at 38
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2015; 12:14 PM)
 
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