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Mr. Gottesman wrote "Hoopskirts & Huppas: A Chronicle of the Early Years of the Garfunkel-Trager family in America, 1856-1920" (1999). He donated a number of works to the National Gallery of Art, the Phillips Collection and the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
His marriage to Joan Oppenheimer ended in divorce.
Survivors include his brother, David Gottesman of New York.
John G. Scharf Jr.Real Estate Broker
John G. Scharf Jr., 68, a real estate broker, advertising salesman and handyman, died of liver cancer April 28 at his home in Bethesda.
A fifth-generation Washingtonian, Mr. Scharf graduated from Bethesda Elementary, St. Albans School and Yale University. He entered the Navy and served aboard the USS Hoist and at the Washington Naval Security Station.
He left the military in 1963 and worked as a commercial real estate broker, primarily independently. He later joined his wife in selling advertising. He retired in 2003 and did handyman jobs.
Mr. Scharf enjoyed creating jewelry, bicycling, hiking and traveling.
His marriage to Naomi Reynolds ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Judith T. Solomon of Bethesda; four children from his first marriage, John Christopher Scharf of Gaithersburg, Liat Lauren Mackey of California, Md., Carol Michelle Grace of Kensington and Jeremy Jay Andrucyk of Highland; a sister, Carol Scharf Meyers of Bethesda; and seven grandchildren.
Imogene Lambert KragesCIA Analyst Supervisor
Imogene L. Krages, 89, a retired analyst supervisor for the CIA, died April 13 of pneumonia and aspiration at her home at Greenspring Village in Springfield. Her death followed rehabilitation from a stroke she suffered in July.
Mrs. Krages was born in Lewisport, Ky., and grew up in Okolona, a suburb of Louisville. She graduated from high school at 14 and studied music at what was then Western State Teachers College in Bowling Green, Ky.
After marrying, she moved with her family to Indian Head in 1945 and then to Falls Church in 1946.