His musicals — including ‘Company,’ ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’ and ‘A Little Night Music’ — explored the human condition in all its anxieties and moral complexities.

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As Montgomery County police chief, he led the search for the D.C. sniper in 2002, then later resigned amid a controversy over a book he wrote about the sniper hunt.

He led research efforts to understand the pathways of such diseases as SARS, Ebola, the Zika virus and covid-19.

The U.S. Military Academy graduate and combat veteran was one of the military’s most prominent whistleblowers. His condemnation of torture by U.S. soldiers in Iraq produced groundbreaking legislation in the early years of that war.

Her high-end wedding cakes were usually decorated with botanically realistic flower petals.

He won the 1955 National League Rookie of the Year award as a St. Louis Cardinal and guided the Houston Astros to three straight postseason appearances as a manager.

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He distilled the passions of the antiwar movement into poetry during the Vietnam War and later, with his bestselling book "Iron John," awakened a movement of men in search of deeper masculinity.

A trombonist of virtuosic skill, he also won two Grammy Awards as a composer and arranger.

He was a soothing fixture of WUSA Channel 9 and WJLA ABC7.

He was responsible for a massacre that killed hundreds and was later convicted of mutiny, treason and accepting bribes.

He championed the concept of beauty in art, arguing that what a painting looked like was far more important than what it meant.

He was a nuclear physicist who parlayed a $1,000 investment in a sandwich shop into a billion-dollar fortune.

He was present at the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, covered wars around the globe and caught the future Princess Diana in a stalled car.

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He romanced Elizabeth Taylor, befriended Henry Kissinger and threw some of Washington's most lavish parties.

For years, the human rights lawyer sought justice in the murder of her brother Orlando Letelier, a leading critic of Chilean strongman Augusto Pinochet who was assassinated in a car bombing on Washington's Embassy Row in 1976.

His 1970s photos of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Queen and the Ramones graced album covers and magazines — and helped shape rock-and-roll's visual identity.

His witty songs, such as "I'm Hip" and "Peel Me a Grape," became modern standards. He also wrote "I'm Just a Bill" for "Schoolhouse Rock!"

Dr. Rosenberg was believed to be the last surviving member of the rescue operation carried out in Vichy France by Varian Fry, who was known as the American Schindler for his efforts to save European Jews during the Holocaust.

Ordained in the Baptist church, he approached his ministry with an ecumenical vision and used his pulpit for decades in pursuit of racial and social justice.

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Sharkey, Michael

Sheridan, Ann

Sherling, Ruthie Mae

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Shivers, James "chef"

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Smith, Sue V.

Smith Jr., Walter

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Williams, Vivian

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Worrell, Ruth

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