Obituaries

Günter Grass, German author and Nobel laureate, dies at 87
His novels made him known around the world as the moral conscience of 20th-century Germany.
 
Barbara Bergmann, leader in gender-based economics, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2015; 6:49 PM)
 
Samuel J. Buffone, D.C. lawyer in major cases, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 6:38 PM)
 
Earl C. Hargrove Jr., 86, outfitter of inaugurations and extravaganzas, dies
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 6:34 PM)
 
Gerald Perman, psychiatrist and D.C. concert impresario, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 5:12 PM)
 
Richard Dysart, actor in TV courtroom drama ‘L.A. Law,’ dies at 86
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 7:29 PM)
 
Sarah Brady, longtime advocate for gun control, dies at 73
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2015; 6:50 PM)
 
John H. Makin, influential economist at AEI, dies at 71
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2015; 4:33 PM)
 
C.L. Long, pastor of the District’s Scripture Cathedral, dies at 74
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2015; 4:21 PM)
 
Lew Newmyer, founder of Armand’s Chicago Pizzeria, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2015; 3:52 PM)
 
Charles Rowe, former co-publisher of Fredericksburg newspaper, dies at 89
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2015; 3:59 PM)
 
Providencia Paredes, assistant to Jacqueline Kennedy, dies
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2015; 5:02 PM)
 
Lyle Gramley, a Federal Reserve governor, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2015; 7:30 PM)
 
Allen Jerkens, thoroughbred trainer who defeated champions, dies at 85
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2015; 7:52 PM)
 
Gerald L. Warren, journalist and White House press official, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2015; 4:05 PM)
 
Robert W. Kastenmeier, former Wisconsin congressman, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2015; 7:06 PM)
 
Charles N. Shaffer, attorney for John Dean during Watergate, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2015; 6:19 PM)
 
Bernhard Elias, cousin to Anne Frank, dies at 89
(The Washington Post, March 18, 2015; 5:58 PM)
 
Jimmy Greenspoon, keyboardist for rock band Three Dog Night, dies at 67
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2015; 11:39 PM)
 
Abraham M. Muhlbaum, a Holocaust survivor and Navy physicist, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2015; 7:38 PM)
 
John Steinbruck, D.C. minister who led efforts for homeless, helpless, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2015; 8:56 AM)
 
Katherine Godwin, two-time first lady of Virginia, dies at 98
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2015; 6:29 PM)
 
M. Stanton Evans, guiding force in modern conservatism, dies at 80
(The Washington Post, March 5, 2015; 4:34 PM)
 
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)