Mrs. Larson lived in Arlington for more than five decades.
Col. Rausch retired in 1982 as the commander of a defense contract administration unit in New York City.
Mrs. Stiles did clerical work for the federal government for more than three decades.
Mr. Waksmunski worked on construction projects throughout the Washington area over four decades.
Mrs. Boorstin was the stalwart collaborator of her late husband, historian Daniel J. Boorstin.
Mrs. Hardy, 98, had volunteered with the Women’s Committee of the National Symphony Orchestra.
The general dispassionately revealed the torture techniques he employed during the Battle of Algiers.
Ms. Edmondson displayed her paintings, drawings and woodcut prints at the Art League in Alexandria.
Ms. Pierce, 80, worked for three U.S. senators and for the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Mrs. Michaelian worked in the Washington area for more than two decades.
Mrs. Funkhouser worked for Montgomery County public schools for 13 years before retiring in 1987.
Mrs. Brinitzer taught at Fairfax County’s Fort Hunt Elementary School for nearly four decades.
Rev. Ranck led congregations in Maryland and elsewhere.
Clifton Pollard dug countless graves at Arlington National Cemetery. One of them was for a fallen president.
Col. Weinberg served in three wars during his 32-year military career.
Dr. Sanger, 95, deciphered the structure of proteins and other chemical building blocks of life.
Mr. Weaver gracefully translated the works of Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino, Alberto Moravia and many others.
Emily Langer is a reporter on The Washington Post’s obituaries desk, one of the most fascinating assignments in journalism. She has written about national and world leaders, celebrated figures in science and the arts, and heroes from all walks of life.
Before joining The Post in 2007, she was an intern at the Atlantic Monthly and a researcher for “The Almanac of American Politics.” In 2010-2011, she was a Fulbright fellow in Trieste, Italy, where she researched the Italian experience of the Holocaust. She grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and graduated from Georgetown University.