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Art Gensler, who built one of the world’s largest architecture firms, dies at 85

His company designed early Gap and Apple stores, and the world’s second-tallest building.
  • May 18, 2021

David Larimer, versatile Washington Post editor, dies at 47

He oversaw breaking news on the sports desk and was hailed as “a balm” to colleagues.
  • May 17, 2021

Leigh H. Perkins, who built Orvis into an upscale sporting brand, dies at 93

He grew the Vermont-based company far beyond fly-fishing, expanding into linen dresses, engraved drinking glasses and even dog beds.
  • May 12, 2021

Lester L. Wolff, Democrat who influenced U.S.-Taiwan policy, dies at 102

He was the oldest former congressman and a onetime lobbyist for Myanmar’s military government.
  • May 12, 2021

Ernest West, Medal of Honor recipient who saved three in Korea, dies at 89

He lost an eye while carrying wounded soldiers to safety while under enemy fire.
  • May 7, 2021

Lucinda Franks, Pulitzer-winning journalist and author, dies at 74

At age 24, she was one of the youngest Pulitzer winners in history and the first woman to be honored in the national reporting category.
  • May 6, 2021

Bobby Unser, three-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 87

“I was trained to go fast, and I will go fast until the day I die,” he once said.
  • May 3, 2021

Johnny Crawford, who became a child star as the son of ‘The Rifleman,’ dies at 75

The onetime Mouseketeer later became a teen idol, bull rider and orchestra leader.
  • Apr 30, 2021

Robert Slavin, whose reading program is used in schools nationwide, dies at 70

In the late 1980s, he and his wife developed the popular reading program Success for All. He recently promoted a tutoring initiative to help students forced from school by the coronavirus.
  • Apr 28, 2021

Mariano Puig, who grew his family business into a fashion powerhouse, dies at 93

He led the Spanish company Puig for more than four decades, working closely with his three brothers.
  • Apr 22, 2021
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