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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
 
Joseph Harmatz, Holocaust ‘avenger’ who plotted reprisal against Nazi POWs, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, September 28, 2016; 5:51 PM)
 
Edward Lofgren, physicist who developed a particle accelerator, dies at 102
(The Washington Post, September 28, 2016; 3:21 PM)
 
Shimon Peres, Israeli statesman and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2016; 11:35 PM)
 
Charles L. Schultze, economist in two Democratic administrations, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2016; 4:34 PM)
 
Charles Walgreen III, who led family pharmacy chain, dies at 80
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2016; 6:17 PM)
 
Jean Shepard, country singer and Opry stalwart, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2016; 12:34 PM)
 
Arnold Palmer, ‘King’ of the PGA Tour who left lasting mark on golfing world, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, September 25, 2016; 9:45 PM)
 
Stanley Dural Jr., who popularized zydeco music as Buckwheat Zydeco, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, September 24, 2016; 7:11 PM)
 
John D. Loudermilk, Nashville songwriter of ‘Tobacco Road,’ dies at 82
(The Washington Post, September 24, 2016; 4:58 PM)
 
Ed Temple, who molded Olympic champions and built Tenn. State track dynasty, dies at 89
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2016; 8:58 PM)
 
Claire Dratch, whose high-end boutique became a local ‘institution,’ dies at 96
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2016; 4:30 PM)
 
John Craighead, conservationist who championed Yellowstone’s grizzlies, dies at 100
(The Washington Post, September 22, 2016; 6:47 PM)
 
D. Keith Mano, Christian novelist who explored extremes of sex and faith, dies at 74
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2016; 6:01 PM)
 
Curtis Hanson, director of crime drama ‘L.A. Confidential,’ dies at 71
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2016; 5:29 PM)
 
Bill Barrett, five-term Nebraska congressman, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2016; 5:15 PM)
 
Allister Sparks, dauntless South African journalist, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, September 20, 2016; 7:14 PM)
 
Deborah Jin, government physicist who won MacArthur ‘genius’ grant, dies at 47
(The Washington Post, September 20, 2016; 5:27 PM)
 
Charmian Carr, actress who played Liesl in ‘The Sound of Music,’ dies at 73
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2016; 7:54 PM)
 
Dorothy Cann Hamilton, who opened a French cooking school in Manhattan, dies at 67
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2016; 7:08 PM)
 
W.P. Kinsella, ‘Shoeless Joe’ novelist who inspired ‘Field of Dreams,’ dies at 81
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2016; 7:21 PM)
 
Jack Hofsiss, Tony-winning director of ‘The Elephant Man,’ dies at 65
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2016; 3:22 PM)
 
Edward Albee, Pulitzer-winning playwright of modern masterpieces, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2016; 9:07 PM)
 
William Holmberg, decorated Marine who became renewable energy advocate, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2016; 6:42 PM)
 
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Italian central banker who became premier and president, dies at 95
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2016; 3:53 PM)
 
John Buzbee, Foreign Service officer, dies at 50
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2016; 5:20 PM)
 
Rose Mofford, Arizona’s first female governor, dies at 94
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2016; 4:33 PM)
 
Prince Buster, Jamaican producer who helped ignite ska, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2016; 12:09 PM)
 
Michel Bergerac, who diversified Revlon before hostile takeover, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, September 14, 2016; 4:22 PM)
 
Stanley Sheinbaum, L.A.-based patron of liberal causes, dies at 96
(The Washington Post, September 13, 2016; 4:39 PM)
 
Greta Friedman, captured in a kiss (maybe) in iconic WWII photograph, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2016; 7:08 PM)
 
Eddie Antar, fraudster who made Crazy Eddie a major retailer, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2016; 5:16 PM)
 
Alexis Arquette, transgender actress, dies at 47
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2016; 12:02 PM)
 
John R. Coleman, college president who walked in others’ shoes, dies at 95
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2016; 6:47 PM)
 
Sam Iacobellis, engineer who managed B-1 project in Cold War, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2016; 7:25 PM)
 
Carlos Bulgheroni, wealthy Argentine businessman, dies at 71
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2016; 7:04 PM)
 
The Lady Chablis, sassy transgender figure in Savannah book, movie, dies at 59
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2016; 4:56 PM)
 
Johan Botha, acclaimed operatic tenor, dies at 51
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2016; 6:53 PM)
 
Bobby Chacon, boxing champion who endured misfortune, dies at 64
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2016; 3:34 PM)
 
Anna Dewdney, creator of ‘Llama Llama’ series for young readers, dies at 50
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2016; 8:10 PM)
 
Robert Timberg, Marine and journalist who wrote about Vietnam’s scarring legacy, dies at 76
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2016; 5:30 PM)
 
Morris Wessel, pediatrician who soothed parents and kids alike, dies at 98
(The Washington Post, September 6, 2016; 7:30 PM)
 
Isabelle Dinoire, who received world’s first partial face transplant, dies at 49
(The Washington Post, September 6, 2016; 3:09 PM)
 
Hugh O’Brian, square-jawed actor who played Wyatt Earp on TV, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, September 6, 2016; 2:28 PM)
 
Phyllis Schlafly, a conservative activist, has died at age 92
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2016; 7:58 PM)
 
Fred Hellerman, guitarist with pivotal folk quartet the Weavers, dies at 89
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2016; 6:24 PM)
 
Jerry Heller, music executive who launched gangsta rappers N.W.A., dies at 75
(The Washington Post, September 3, 2016; 4:46 PM)
 
Jon Polito, character actor in ‘Homicide,’ Coen brothers films, dies at 65
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2016; 7:43 PM)
 
Joy Browne, radio psychologist who counseled and cheered millions, dies at 71
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2016; 6:33 PM)
 
Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan strongman who exploited anti-terror fight, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2016; 1:24 PM)
 
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