Maria Eleanor C. Flores


Maria Eleanor C. Flores, 66, who was a physician in the outpatient and medical departments of the Veterans Administration Medical Center, died July 25 at Suburban Hospital. She had metastatic breast cancer.

Dr. Flores, a Washington resident since 1964, joined the VA's medical staff in 1972. She also was a manager and mentor in the hospital's physician training programs in the medical clinic.

A native of Manila, she graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in her home town and received a medical degree there in 1962. She also did postgraduate training at the university's hospital.

In 1964, she came to the United States. She did an internship and residency in internal medicine with a subspecialty in rheumatology at George Washington University Hospital and later was on the faculty and held other staff positions.

She was a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia. Although illness forced her to retire from active practice in 1987, she maintained her interest in medical studies.

Dr. Flores was a member of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Washington. She enjoyed classical music as a listener and as a performer on the piano.

Survivors include a brother.

Harvey Stuart Price

Lawyer, Association Executive

Harvey Stuart Price, 62, a Washington lawyer and former trade association executive, died Aug. 7 of esophageal cancer at Montgomery General Hospital. He lived in Montgomery Village.

Mr. Price was born in New York and moved with his family to the Maryland suburbs in 1947. He was a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School and an honors graduate of Oberlin College in Ohio and, in 1967, of Harvard Law School.

Mr. Price began his career as an assistant U.S. attorney in Washington in the late 1960s before joining the staff of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. In 1973, he left the federal government to become vice president and general counsel of the old Atomic Industrial Forum, a trade association later known as the U.S. Council for Energy Awareness.

In 1981, pursuing a long-held interest in science, Mr. Price began to represent several early biotechnology companies as the founder and first executive director of the Industrial Biotechnology Association, now the Biotechnology Industry Organization. He left the association in 1986.

For a number of years, he worked as a consultant in issues related to biotechnology and the law and was a part-time executive with biotechnology trade groups. From 2003 until his death, he was a lawyer with the Washington law firm of Zuckerman Spaeder.

Mr. Price enjoyed reading, travel, fine cuisine, opera, golf and horse racing.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Roslyn Steiner Price of Montgomery Village; two children, Marc Price of Fairfax County and Julie Hammond-Chambers of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two brothers, Paul Price and Kenneth Price, both of Silver Spring; and a granddaughter.

Edwin Martin Margolin

Office Equipment Salesman

Edwin Martin Margolin, 75, who sold office equipment for more than 40 years, died Aug. 2 of cancer at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He lived in Bethesda.

Mr. Margolin was born in Jersey City and came to Washington as a child. He was a 1948 graduate of Eastern High School and graduated in 1951 from the old Wilson Teacher's College in the District.

From 1951 to 1957, he served in the Navy as an instructor in chemical and biological warfare. He was discharged with the rank of lieutenant.

As a representative of Sperry Rand Corp. from 1957 to 1977, Mr. Margolin sold office equipment, primarily typewriters, to federal government agencies. From 1977 to 1984, he worked for the Federal Office Equipment Center, a private company in Washington.

In 1984, he opened a business, Federal Office Supplies Inc., which he operated from his home until his retirement in 1998.

Mr. Margolin enjoyed tennis and traveled widely throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico and Japan.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Nancy Shuman Margolin of Bethesda; a daughter, Shari Baccari of Jacksonville, Fla.; and two granddaughters.

Mary Victory Stohlman

Navy Employee

Mary Victory Stohlman, 81, a fifth-generation Washingtonian who worked for the Department of the Navy, died Aug. 5 at Suburban Hospital. She had Parkinson's disease.

Miss Stohlman was a 1941 graduate of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School.

She also graduated from the old Holton-Arms Junior College, then in the District.

From the mid-1940s until her retirement about 1980, Miss Stohlman held a variety of clerical positions with the federal government, particularly with the Navy.

She worked at the Pentagon and, at the time of her retirement, at the Navy Yard.

She lived in Chevy Chase and was a member of Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and its sodality. She was a member of the Christ Child Society, a charity for children, and of the Anchor Club, a volunteer mental health organization.

She enjoyed crocheting and swimming.

Survivors include a sister, Dorothy S. Egan of Chevy Chase.