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Obituaries

  • Earle N. Knott, Columbia resident and NSA cryptographer, dies

    Earle N. Knott, Columbia resident and NSA cryptographer, dies

    Earle Nicholas Knott, a retired National Security Agency cryptographer and world traveler, died Saturday from pneumonia at Harmony Hall Hospice in Columbia. He was 89. He was born in Elkins, W.Va., the son of Nicholas E. Knott Sr., a barber, and Clara Bean Knott, a nurse. After graduating in 1945...

  • John G. Evans, investment banker, dies

    John G. Evans, investment banker, dies

    John Garrettson Evans, a retired investment banker and tennis player, died of cancer Sunday at the Mercy Ridge Retirement Community. The former Ruxton resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Longwood Road, he was the son of Henry C. Evans, a banker and a U.S. Army general who served in...

  • I. Robert Goodman, advertising exec who crafted ads for governors, senators and congressional campaigns, dies

    I. Robert Goodman, advertising exec who crafted ads for governors, senators and congressional campaigns, dies

    I. Robert Goodman, a former Baltimore advertising executive who turned Spiro T. Agnew into a nationally known household name and whose specialty was promoting Republican candidates for local and national office, died July 18 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Stella Maris Hospice. The...

  • George W. Reynolds, mechanical engineer, dies

    George W. Reynolds, mechanical engineer, dies

    George Webster Reynolds, a retired mechanical engineer who worked in radar and had been named National Black Engineer of the Year in 1991, died of a heart attack while traveling in Des Moines, Iowa. The Columbia resident was 73. A pilot, he was on his way to an air show in Oshkosh, Wis. Born in...

  • Margaret M. Amelia, secretary, homemaker, volunteer and birdwatcher, dies

    Margaret M. Amelia, secretary, homemaker, volunteer and birdwatcher, dies

    Margaret M. Amelia, a former secretary who was a homemaker and an active member of her church community, died July 24 from cancer at Delaware Hospice in Milford. The longtime Bolton Hill resident was 87. The former Margaret Mitchell was born and raised in London. She was the daughter of Adrian...

  • Donald J. Blair, engineer and professor, dies

    Donald J. Blair, engineer and professor, dies

    Donald James Blair, founder of BAI Engineering and a former professor of engineering at the University of Maryland, died Thursday of congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Center Towson. The Catonsville resident was 82. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and raised in East Peoria, Ill., the son of...

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