A Local Life
John Hoke invented an air-conditioned pith helmet powered by solar energy.
 
A Local Life: Al Ungerleider, 89; old soldier recalled nightmare mission (Post, March 12, 2011; 4:12 PM)
 
A Local Life: Irvin Leigh Matus, 69, penniless Shakespeare scholar who lived by his own design (Post, March 5, 2011; 9:03 PM)
 
A Local Life: Alan L. Dean, 92, the 'Ideal Father' (Post, February 26, 2011; 5:54 PM)
 
A local life: Chris Calomiris, the face of D.C.'s Eastern Market (Post, February 12, 2011; 9:29 PM)
 
Ross Merrill, painter and National Gallery's chief of conservation, dies at 67 (Post, February 5, 2011; 10:01 PM)
 
Local Life: Howard Pollock, 90; disability didn't stop adventurous congressman (Post, January 15, 2011; 6:58 PM)
 
Jack Rowzie, 96; D.C. officer walked different beat as rock-and-roll DJ (Post, January 8, 2011; 10:11 PM)
 
A Local Life: Isabelle Scott, 70; heiress assumed many identities, endured hardship in a life of giving (Post, January 3, 2011; 12:11 AM)
 
A Local Life: John Cross, 85; parasitologist solved mysterious illness in the Philippines (Post, December 25, 2010; 6:47 PM)
 
A Local Life: Cozy Baker, 86; Outlook of kaleidoscope collector was transformed by beauty (Post, December 18, 2010; 5:07 PM)
 
A Local Life: William Addams Reitwiesner, 56; genealogist of presidents, kings and thousands of commoners (Post, December 11, 2010; 5:23 PM)
 
A Local Life: Peg McRory, advocate for Montgomery Co. housing reforms, dies at 89 (Post, December 4, 2010; 11:45 PM)
 
A Local Life: Leona Gage, 71; dethroned beauty queen (Post, November 13, 2010; 6:47 PM)
 
A Local Life: Mavis Derflinger, 75; pioneered girls' soccer in D.C. region (Post, October 30, 2010; 6:43 PM)
 
Tippy Stringer Huntley Conrad, charming D.C. weather beauty, dies at 80 (Post, October 23, 2010; 9:46 PM)
 

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