Cardinal Edward Egan waves to the crowd in front of St. Patricks Cathedral during the annual Easter Parade in New York, in this file photo taken April 16, 2006. Egan, the retired Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday, the Archdiocese of New York said. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: RELIGION OBITUARY)

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Cardinal Edward M. Egan, former archbishop of New York, dies at 82

Cardinal Egan was a visible figure in New York after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

M. Stanton Evans, guiding force in modern conservatism, dies at 80

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.

Jerome Kurtz, IRS commissioner under Carter, dies at 83

Jerome Kurtz, IRS commissioner under Carter, dies at 83

Mr. Kurtz sought to reverse policies that he considered disproportionately beneficial to the rich.

Malcolm Boyd, Episcopal priest and champion of civil and gay rights, dies

Malcolm Boyd, Episcopal priest and champion of civil and gay rights, dies

The Rev. Boyd wrote a best-selling book and was active in civil rights. In 1976, he announced he was gay.

Bettina Graziani, early supermodel, dies

Bettina Graziani, early supermodel, dies

Known as “Bettina,” she modeled for couturiers such as Givenchy, Dior, Chanel and Valentino.

Orrin Keepnews, producer of milestone jazz albums, dies at 91

Orrin Keepnews, producer of milestone jazz albums, dies at 91

Mr. Keepnews, who won four Grammy Awards, produced albums by Monk, Evans and Adderley.

William Schweitzer, law firm partner and lobbyist for baseball, dies at 70

William Schweitzer, law firm partner and lobbyist for baseball, dies at 70

Mr. Schweitzer was a partner at BakerHostetler and one of the nation’s premier sports lobbyists.

Natalia Revuelta, comrade and paramour of Fidel Castro, dies at 89

Natalia Revuelta, comrade and paramour of Fidel Castro, dies at 89

Ms. Revuelta was the mother of Castro’s daughter Alina, who defected to the United States.

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