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Frank ‘Sandy’ Tatum, U.S. Golf Association official, dies at 96
Mr. Tatum was known for encouraging difficult course setups for the U.S. Open.
 
Frank Kush, Hall of Fame football coach at Arizona State, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2017; 4:18 PM)
 
Yuri Drozdov, Soviet spymaster who planted agents across the West, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2017; 5:56 PM)
 
Robert Leiken, political scientist whose scholarship bucked party lines, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, June 20, 2017; 7:25 PM)
 
Prodigy, half of hardcore New York hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, dies at 42
(The Washington Post, June 20, 2017; 4:09 PM)
 
Tony DiCicco, who coached Women’s World Cup champs, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, June 20, 2017; 3:45 PM)
 
Carla Fendi, who helped run family’s luxury fashion house in Rome, dies at 79
(The Washington Post, June 20, 2017; 12:34 PM)
 
Jeanne Clarke Harris, PR executive who confirmed illegal ‘shadow campaign’ in D.C. mayoral race, dies at 80
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2017; 6:09 PM)
 
Saone Baron Crocker, a lawyer and cancer patient advocate, dies at 74
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2017; 5:35 PM)
 
Stephen Furst, who played Flounder in the hit comedy ‘Animal House,’ dies at 63
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2017; 5:11 PM)
 
Bill Dana, comedian behind the bumbling 1960s character José Jiménez, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2017; 12:43 PM)
 
Philip Gossett, musical sleuth who revived forgotten operas, dies at 75
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2017; 7:43 PM)
 
Martin Wolfe, doctor specializing in tropical and travel medicine, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2017; 6:23 PM)
 
Patricia Knatchbull, prince’s cousin injured in 1979 IRA bomb attack, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2017; 6:15 PM)
 
Arthur Jackson, Medal of Honor recipient for WWII ‘one-man assault’ at Peleliu, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2017; 4:36 PM)
 
John Avildsen, Oscar-winning director of ‘Rocky’ and ‘The Karate Kid,’ dies at 81
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2017; 3:45 PM)
 
Hein Verbruggen, cycling chief who confronted charges of doping among athletes, dies at 75
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2017; 2:50 PM)
 
Helmut Kohl, German statesman who united his country after Cold War, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2017; 11:47 AM)
 
A.R. Gurney, playwright who portrayed the fading WASP culture, dies at 86
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2017; 6:16 PM)
 
Ernestina Herrera de Noble, who built a media empire in Argentina, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2017; 6:04 PM)
 
Anita Pallenberg, alluring muse who brought ‘evil glamour’ to Rolling Stones, dies
(The Washington Post, June 14, 2017; 3:13 PM)
 
Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, Namibian independence leader imprisoned with Nelson Mandela, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2017; 8:10 PM)
 
Jack Trout, marketing expert who sought an edge through ‘positioning,’ dies at 82
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2017; 5:30 PM)
 
Sam Panopoulos, whose Hawaiian pizza became a Canadian treasure, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2017; 6:43 PM)
 
Samuel V. Wilson, Army lieutenant general and spymaster, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2017; 6:30 PM)
 
Michael A’Hearn, astronomer who put spacecraft on collision course with comet for the sake of science, dies at 76
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2017; 5:12 PM)
 
Adam West, the actor forever known as TV’s Batman, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2017; 12:10 PM)
 
Glenne Headly, versatile actress who starred in ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,’ dies at 62
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2017; 7:26 PM)
 
Angela Brodie, scientist who helped make major advances in breast cancer treatment, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, June 8, 2017; 6:42 PM)
 
Vic Gold, GOP consultant and writer who reveled in political theater, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2017; 9:12 PM)
 
Donald Vidrine, BP supervisor on Deepwater Horizon rig, dies at 69
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2017; 9:16 AM)
 
Jack O’Neill, surfer and designer who popularized the wet suit, dies at 94
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2017; 6:24 PM)
 
Andrea Bray, broadcast journalist and maker of elaborate hats, dies at 74
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2017; 5:10 PM)
 
Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi arms merchant and world-class playboy, diesdo not use age; in dispute for now.
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2017; 4:55 PM)
 
Babatunde Osotimehin, who led U.N. population agency, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2017; 1:07 PM)
 
Roger Smith, a star of TV’s ‘77 Sunset Strip,’ dies at 84
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2017; 9:09 PM)
 
Jimmy Piersall, ballplayer whose struggles were portrayed in ‘Fear Strikes Out,’ dies at 87
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2017; 6:59 PM)
 
Peter Sallis, British actor on ‘Wallace and Gromit’ and ‘Last of the Summer Wine,’ dies at 96
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2017; 3:57 PM)
 
Fred A. Kummerow, scientist who raised early warnings about trans fats, dies at 102
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2017; 6:54 PM)
 
George W. Johnson, college president who transformed GMU, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2017; 5:00 PM)
 
Sara Ehrman, Hill staffer, Mideast peace activist and Hillary Clinton mentor, dies at 98
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2017; 1:26 PM)
 
Roberto De Vicenzo, golfer who lost 1968 Masters on scoring error, dies at 94
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2017; 12:55 PM)
 
Lewis Anthony, pastor who bridged D.C.’s religious and political communities, dies at 65
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2017; 9:31 PM)
 
William J.L. Sladen, scientific adventurer featured in ‘Fly Away Home,’ dies at 96
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2017; 7:47 PM)
 
Alistair Horne, historian whose books influenced guerrillas and presidents, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2017; 7:13 PM)
 
David Lewiston, ‘musical tourist’ who collected the sounds of the world, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2017; 9:15 PM)
 
Manuel Noriega, Panamanian strongman toppled in U.S. invasion, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2017; 1:53 AM)
 
Frank Deford, who wrote about sports with panache and insight, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, May 29, 2017; 5:24 PM)
 
Constantine Mitsotakis, conservative Greek prime minister, dies at 98
(The Washington Post, May 29, 2017; 12:14 PM)
 
Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher and former U.S. senator, dies at 85
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2017; 7:16 PM)
 
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